About this object

Green glazed faience scarab seal, very worn out and damaged but traces of decoration remain on one side with details of the wings and head. The other side is inscribed with hieroglyphs. It is pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1186 BC - 1069 BC (Dynasty 20)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    Henry Rider Haggard
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1925 before
  • Measurements
    9 mm x 15 mm x 21.5 mm
  • Related people
    Henry Rider Haggard ( Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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