About this object

Scaraboid seal, oval shape, with plain back, and flat base decorated with ornamental design. Record card says it is made of ivory (?).

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 Mrs E J F Hearne
  • Collector
    Joyce Hearne
  • Place collected
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    25 mm x 21.5 mm x 8 mm
  • Related people
    Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne ( Collector, previous owner); Amy Urlin ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne

    Owned from: 1932
    How acquired: Inherited from Urlin
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Sold
  • Amy Urlin

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Excavation or Purchase
    Owned until: 1932
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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