About this object

Steatite scaraboid seal, round shape, with square design on the back, and flat base inscribed with three hieroglyphs including two 'men' signs. Pierced through the middle for suspension. Slightly chipped around the base.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18 early)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs Dodd, 1897
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    10.5 mm x 9.5 mm x 6 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: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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