About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a wedjat eye. Pierced through the length for suspension. Surface worn and cracked on one end.

19th Dynasty scarab from cemetery D tomb no. 413.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1186 BC (Dynasty 19)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of British School of archaeology in Egypt, 1913
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Riqqeh
  • Date collected
    1913
  • Measurements
    13.5 mm x 10 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Riqqeh and Memphis VI

    Engelbach, Reginald

    Author: Engelbach, Reginald
    Publisher: British School of Archaeology in Egypt
    Date: 1915
    Description: With chapters by M. A. Murray, H. Flinders Petrie and W. M. Flinders Petrie. Publication of the excavations of the cemteries near el-Riqqa directed by Reginald Englebach for the British School of Archaeology in Egypt/Egyptian Research Account.

Ownership

Previous owners

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