About this object

Green glazed steatite cowroid seal, circular shape, with linear decoration on the back, and flat base inscribed with cross design. Pierced through the middle for suspension. Chipped in two places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the estate of Dr Phillip Nelson
  • Collector
    Philip Nelson
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1932
  • Measurements
    15 mm x 15.5 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    Philip Nelson ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Philip Nelson

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1952
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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