About this object

Amethyst scarab with details of the head, wings and legs crudely carved on the back, and flat uninscribed base. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly scratched.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Amethyst
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Ffoulkes family per Grosvenor Museum, 1951
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 8.5 mm x 6 mm
Object view = Humanities
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