About this object

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

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
    10 mm x 7.5 mm x 5.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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