About this object

Dark green glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a standing figure (possibly the god Horus) and a Maat feather. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1186 BC - 1069 BC (Dynasty 20)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the General Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, The University of Liverpool, 1905
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    1905
  • Measurements
    19 mm x 13.5 mm x 8.5 mm
  • Note
    Esna tomb 69i.
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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