About this object

Steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a sphinx and vulture at the top. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped.

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)
  • 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
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    15.5 mm x 11 mm x 7.5 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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