About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with the sacred bark of Ra, a nefer sign and seated god Osiris with flagellum. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped around the base.

Record card says "Ex. Lord Grenfell coll. Given Miss F. Lawrence I.O.M." and "Newberry XXXIX: 23 (good Wish).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Miss F. Lawrence, 1944
  • Collector
    F Miss Lawrence
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1944 before
  • Measurements
    14 mm x 9.5 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    Francis Wallace Grenfell (Previous owner); F Miss Lawrence (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • F Miss Lawrence

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Francis Wallace Grenfell

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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