About this object

Dark yellow polished stone scarab seal crudely decorated on one side with details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is flat and inscribed with a cross "X". It is pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1985 BC - 1773 BC (Dynasty 12)
  • Materials
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    15.5 mm x 10 mm x 7 mm
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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