About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with the cartouche of Thutmosis III in the middle, with 'nTr nfr nb-tA.wy', "the good god lord of the two lands" on the right, and another set of hieroglyphs inscribed on the left including the determinative of the foreign land followed by 'nb tA.wy', "lord of the two lands". Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis III)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Joyce Hearne
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    20.5 mm x 15.5 mm x 9.5 mm
  • Related people
    Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne (Collector, previous owner); Amy Urlin (Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Amy Urlin

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