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. 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
    Item not currently on display
  • 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
    9.5 mm x 7 mm x 5.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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