About this object

Stone scarab shaped seal, very crudely designed with rough asymmetrical details of the wings, head and legs, described on the record card as a hawk headed scarab. The other side is plain. Unpierced.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1186 BC (Dynasty 19)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major W F Dixon Nuttall, 1961
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    17 mm x 11.5 mm x 7.5 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall (Collector, previous owner); E Nuttall (Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • William Francis Dixon-Nuttall

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1961
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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