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 Thutmosis III (Menkheperra) flanked by tow uraei and symetrical design on top. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped in place but otherwise good preservation.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis III)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    22.5 mm x 17 mm x 9.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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