About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with the name of Amun and other hieroglyphs. Slightly chipped on the base. Pierced through the length for suspension. Probably a forgery or tourist item.

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
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    16 mm x 13 mm x 7.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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