About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with illegible sign. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped in places. Traces of green glaze.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • 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 Major W F Dixon Nuttall
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    5 mm x 7 mm x 9 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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