About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with hieroglyphs including a bird, two uraei, sun-discs and neb signs. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly scratched and chipped.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • 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
    15 mm x 11 mm x 6.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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