About this object

Steatite scarab with decorated underside. Top broken off.

Marked in ink by the excavator 97.
From the Central City: Government Offices: The Eastern Block, b. South: Q42.15

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    Dynasty 18
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1933
  • Measurements
    6 mm x 11 mm x 14 mm
  • Note
    26/645
  • Related people
    East Anglia Egyptian Society (Previous owner); Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner); Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery (Previous owner)

Explore related

Publications

Events

  • Egypt Exploration Society Excavations at Tell el Amarna

    Start date: 1921
    End date: 1921
    Description: Excavations carried out at Tell el Amarna by the Egypt Exploration Society between 1921 and 1936.

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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