About this object

Dark green glazed faience scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs roughly modelled on the back, and flat base inscribed with what looks like a lion. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Record card dates the object to ca. 1250 BC.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1186 BC (Dynasty 19)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major W F Dixon Nuttall
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    16 mm x 11.5 mm x 8 mm
  • Related people
    Frederick Richard Dixon-Nuttall ( Previous owner); William Francis Dixon-Nuttall ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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