About this object

Carnelian scarab bead with details of the head, wings and legs roughly carved on the back, and flat uninscribed base. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Cornelian
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang, 1949
  • Collector
    John Professor Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    8 mm x 6 mm x 5 mm
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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