About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a representation of a building, perhaps a temple, containing two nefer signs and also framed by two nefer signs, with a bird outstretching its wings at the top. Pierced through the length for suspension. Heavily chipped and broken all around the base, sides and on the back.

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
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    19 mm x 13 mm x 8.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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