About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a hunting scene: two men, one on the right holding a bow and arrow, one on the left, with a lion and a rabbit in the middle. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped in several places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1186 BC (Dynasty 19)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs Dodd, 1897
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    16.5 mm x 12.5 mm x 8.5 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: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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