About this object

Steatite scarab seal, very damaged, plain back, inscribed with hieroglyphs on the other side. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Remains of white paint. 19th Dynasty, 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
    Dynasty 19
  • Materials
  • 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
  • Measurements
    21 mm x 12 mm x 5.5 mm
  • Related people
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Collector, previous owner)

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    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.


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