About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with the name of Unas (wnis). Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped on one end.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Late Period (Saite)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 525 BC (Dynasty 26)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs Dodd, 1897
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    16 mm x 12 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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