About this object

Stone scaraboid seal, oval shape, flat on each side. One side is inscribed with a cartouche containing a nefer sign, surrounded by other illegible hieroglyphs. The other side has a label glued onto the surface with the object's accession number on it. Traces of perforation on each end but unsure whether the object is fully pierced through the length. Surface is chipped and rubbed in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of A J Rigby, 1963
  • Collector
    A J Rigby
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    16 mm x 13 mm x 7 mm
  • Related people
    A J Rigby ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • A J Rigby

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1963
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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