About this object

Forgery of a yellow/red glazed steatite scarab crudely decorated on one side with details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is flat and inscribed with hieroglyphs. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Possibly a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1925 AD before
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • 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
    24 mm x 19.5 mm x 10.5 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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