About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs crudely carved on the back, and flat base inscribed with cross and square design. Pierced through the length for suspension. Pale green colour. Record card dates the object to the Hyksos or Ramesside period.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    18.5 mm x 15 mm x 9 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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