About this object

Dark glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with three columns of hieroglyphs. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped on the base.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Hyksos
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1650 BC - 1550 BC
  • 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 mm x 15 mm x 10 mm
Object view = Humanities
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