About this object

Forgery of a green glazed steatite seal decorated on one side with linear patterns. The other side is flat and incised with hieroglyphs. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Seems to be a forgery. Collected on the "banks of the Nile, 1870".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
    William Birkbeck
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1870
  • Measurements
    21.5 mm x 13 mm x 7 mm
  • Related people
    Susan Maria Birkbeck (Previous owner); William Birkbeck (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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