About this object

Jasper scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a feather, bird and sun-disc. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped in places.

Record card says "Ex. Hilton Price collection. Given Miss F. Lawrence I.O.M.", and dates the object to ca. 1600 BC.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Second Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1600 BC about
  • Materials
    Jasper
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss F. Lawrence, 1944
  • Collector
    F Miss Lawrence
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1944 before
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 7.5 mm x 5.5 mm
  • Related people
    F Miss Lawrence (Collector, previous owner); Frederick George Hilton Price (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • F Miss Lawrence

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Frederick George Hilton Price

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