About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with bird stretching out its wings. Pierced through the length for suspension. Looks like a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    17.5 mm x 14 mm x 9 mm
Object view = Humanities
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