About this object

Small blue/green glazed scarab seal decorated on one side with details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is inscribed with wavy patterns. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Could be a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    10.5 mm x 7 mm x 4 mm
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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