About this object

Turquoise faience seal decorated on one side with two crossed arms with detailed fingers (?), pierced in the middle for suspension. The other side is modelled in the shape of a cartouche and inscribed with hieroglyphs. Slightly chipped in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • 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
    38.5 mm x 18 mm x 15.5 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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