About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with hieroglyphic inscription which includes the name of Amun-Ra. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped in several places including on the base making the inscription partially illegible.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 8 mm x 5 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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