About this object

Green faience scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs crudely modelled on the back, and flat base inscribed with the name of Thutmosis III (Menkheperra). Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis III)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Rev. John Greville Chester, 1877
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1877
  • Measurements
    21 mm x 15.5 mm x 8.5 mm
  • Related people
    Greville John Chester (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Greville Rev Chester

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1877
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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