About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a flower or plant. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Joyce Hearne
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    10.5 mm x 8 mm x 4.5 mm
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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