About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs crudely carved on the back, and flat base inscribed with geometrical design. Pierced through the length for suspension. Traces of white paint and dark green glaze remain.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1069 BC (Dynasty 19 BC - 20 BC)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs Dodd, 1897
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    14.5 mm x 12.5 mm x 7.5 mm
  • Related people
    Mrs Dodd ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Mrs Dodd

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1897
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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