About this object

Oval shaped stamp seal with raised handle (in the form of a long-legged scarab?). Underside decorated with representation of a standing deity and a uraeus with sun-disc above its head. Green glazed faience. Glaze now mostly worn. Dynasty 19-21?

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period); Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 945 BC (Dynasty 19 BC - 21)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Rev. John Greville Chester, 1877
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1877
  • Measurements
    36 mm x 22 mm x 14 mm
  • Related people
    Greville John Chester (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Greville John Chester

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1877
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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