About this object

Green glazed faience scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a water sign and two other illegible signs. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped on the base, side and head.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    13 mm x 10.5 mm x 7.5 mm
  • Note
    So far the scarab caanot be traced in the museum's docuemntation but a past curator suggested, "thought to be from Esna" on the object label.
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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