About this object

Green/blue glazed steatite scarab seal decorated on one side with details of the wings, head and legs. The other side is inscribed with hieroglyphs. It is pierced through the length for suspension. Object is quite damaged, surface very worn out.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Second Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1650 BC - 1550 BC (Dynasty 17) about
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased From Cheltenham College, 1975
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    25.5 mm x 18.5 mm x 11 mm
  • Related people
    Cheltenham College (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Cheltenham College

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1975
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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