About this object

Amethyst scarab. One side is inscribed with bird, the other side is inscribed with a very stylised scarab above a 'men' sign, framed by two other signs. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Amethyst
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Ffoulkes family per Grosvenor Museum, 1951
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    13.5 mm x 9.5 mm x 7 mm
Object view = Humanities
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