About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs originally carved on the back, and flat base inscribed with a child protected by a winged uraeus above a 'neb' sign. Amarna style design. Pierced through the length for suspension. Badly chipped on the back.

Record card says "Ex. Lord Grenfell coll. Given Miss F. Lawrence I.O.M.".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Amarna Period
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss F. Lawrence
  • Collector
    Francis Wallace Grenfell
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1944 before
  • Measurements
    13 mm x 10.5 mm x 6.5 mm
  • Related people
    Francis Wallace Grenfell ( Collector, previous owner); F Miss Lawrence ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • F Miss Lawrence

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Francis Wallace Grenfell

    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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