About this object

Dark green pottery scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with the name of Thutmosis III (Menkheperra). Pierced through the length for suspension. Marked with number 831 on the back.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis III)
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Lt. Col. John Raymond Danson, 1976
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1909
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 7.5 mm x 6 mm
  • Note
    From Abydos tomb 836 (although originally marked 831).
  • Related people
    Edith Danson ( Previous owner); Francis Chatillon Danson ( Previous owner); John Raymond Danson ( Previous owner); John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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