About this object

Steatite scarab seal, originally green glazed, decorated on one side with details of the head and legs, although surface is damaged. The other side is inscribed with a pattern of curved lines. It is pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mrs Crosse, 1942
  • Collector
    Kathleen Mary Crosse
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    16.5 mm x 12 mm x 12 mm
  • Related people
    Kathleen Mary Crosse (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Kathleen Mary Crosse

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1942
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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