About this object

Steatite scarab seal finely decorated on one side with details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is inscribed with the cartouche of Thutmosis III. Chipped in places. It is pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs Dodd, 1897
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    15.5 mm x 11 mm x 8 mm
  • Related people
    Mrs Dodd ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Mrs Dodd

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1897
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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