About this object

Brown/green scarab seal with head and legs indicated very roughly, and flat uninscribed base. Pierced through the length for suspension. Very rough design and technique.

From EES season at Amarna 1924-25. Base marked with number 24 or 25 together with number 52 which apperas to be the object number.

Recent label says "1925/52 MC Q45.120, Amethyst, Amarna".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Stone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    1924 - 1925
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 9.5 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1925
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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