About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs crudely carved on the back, and flat base crudely inscribed with a human figure and an animal (a quadruped). Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped on one end and base.

Record card says "Ex. Hilton Price Coll. Given Miss F. Lawrence I.O.M.".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Late Period (Saite)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss F. Lawrence, 1944
  • Collector
    F Miss Lawrence
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1944 before
  • Measurements
    13.5 mm x 10.5 mm x 7 mm
  • Related people
    F Miss Lawrence (Collector, previous owner); Frederick George Hilton Price (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • F Miss Lawrence

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Frederick George Hilton Price

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