About this object

Scarab with plain back and decorated underside depicting a sphinx with nefer sign and sun-disc although surface is worn. Has previously been recorded as Hyksos. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Hyksos
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Serpentine
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss E. M. Hartland per Gloucester City Museum, 1953
  • Collector
    Ethel Mary Hartland
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1830 about
  • Measurements
    9 mm x 15 mm x 20 mm
  • Related people
    Edwin Sidney Hartland (Previous owner); Ethel Mary Hartland (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Ethel Mary Hartland

    Owned from: 1830
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1953
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Edwin Sidney Hartland

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1830
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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