About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with unclear representation, possibly a scarab beetle. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly damaged on the base and back.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • 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
  • Measurements
    6 mm x 8 mm x 11 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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