About this object

Carnelian scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat undecorated base. Pierced through the length for suspension.

In the same box as 1978.116.11 which has a label saying "GEZER", so possibly also from Gezer in Israel.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Cornelian
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    10.5 mm x 7 mm x 4.5 mm
  • Note
    Given in early 1970s to the museum from the Geology department, never accessioned and details lost. Current scarab has a label saying "A/E.54".
Object view = Humanities
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