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. Probably a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum, 1956
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    10.5 mm x 7 mm x 4 mm
  • Related people

Ownership

Previous owners

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