About this object

Turquoise glazed faience scarab seal with fine details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with the seated figure of the goddess Maat with sun-disc above her head, ankh sign on the right, and neb sign at the bottom, possibly the name of Amenhotep III (Nebmaatra). Pierced through the length for suspension. Perfect condition.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 715 BC (Dynasty 21 - 22)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    15.5 mm x 11 mm x 7.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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