About this object

Purple glass scarab seal with a depiction of a seated figure on one side and plain surface on the other side. 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Glass
  • 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
    16 mm x 11 mm x 6.5 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.55".
Object view = Humanities
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