About this object

Steatite scarab seal with traces of white pigment, crudely decorated on one side with details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is inscribed with motifs of curved lines. It is pierced through both the width and length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Second Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major William Frank Dixon-Nuttall, 1961
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    13 mm x 9 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • William Francis Dixon-Nuttall

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