About this object

Green faience scarab seal crudely modelled with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with hieroglyphs, possibly with earth sign N23 from Gardiner's sign list. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Record card only says "from Petrie's excavations".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Late Period (Saite)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 525 BC (Dynasty 26)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • 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
    9 mm x 7 mm x 5.5 mm
  • Related people
    F Miss Lawrence (Collector, previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie (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
  • William Matthew Flinders Petrie

    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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