About this object

Steatite scarab seal badly chipped on the base, with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a seated figure of the god Path with a vase. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major W F Dixon Nuttall
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    19.5 mm x 13.5 mm x 9 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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