About this object

Steatite scarab seal, probably a forgery, with details of the head, wings, legs and striated border on the back, and flat base inscribed with hieroglyphs including a scarab beetle framed by several nefer signs and other illegible signs. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped around the base and sides.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    19.5 mm x 13.5 mm x 8.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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