About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with spiral design. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped on one end. Recorded as being from tomb 140 E '05.

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
    Item not currently on display
  • 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 11.5 mm x 8 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang (Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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