About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal decorated on one side with details of the head and legs. The other side is flat and inscribed with the name of Thutmosis III. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped on one side.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18) about
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1956 before
  • Measurements
    4 mm x 6 mm x 9 mm
  • Related people
    Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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