About this object

Lapis lazuli scarab. Pierced through length and narrow piece let in. Chipped on the base and around the sides.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Nebesheh
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Lapis-lazuli
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1887
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Nebesheh
  • Date collected
    1887
  • Measurements
    5 mm x 10 mm x 15 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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