About this object

Green glazed faience scaraboid seal, with handle design on the back, handle is pierced for suspension. The other side is flat and inscribed with a falcon and uraeus. Chipped on the base.

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
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss Nash, 1949
  • Collector
    Florence Nightingale
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1850
  • Measurements
    31 mm x 19.5 mm x 12 mm x 12 mm
  • Related people
    Rosalind Frances Nash (Previous owner); Florence Nightingale (Collector, previous owner)
  • Related documents/media

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Rosalind Frances Nash

    Owned from: 1910-08-13
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Florence Nightingale

    Owned from: 1850
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1910-08-13
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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