About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal with fine details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with hieroglyphs in oval circle surrounded by a border of ankh and djed signs. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Second Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    25.5 mm x 18 mm x 11 mm
  • Note
    Esna 153. Garstang's excavations.
  • 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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