About this object

Two fragments of a green glazed steatite scarab seal. The bigest fragment shows details of the scarab's head, the smallest fragment shows part of a design on the base. Originally pierced through the length for suspension. Only two fragments remain, other parts are now missing.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    747 BC - 525 BC (Dynasty 25 BC - 26)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    2 fragments
Object view = Humanities
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