About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with two standing figures touching hands wearing two different headdresses. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly damaged in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1069 BC (Dynasty 19 BC - 20 BC)
  • 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
    17 mm x 13.5 mm x 8.5 mm
  • Note
    Esna 210E. 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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