About this object

Dark blue glazed faience scarab seal with details of the head on the back, and flat base inscribed with illegible signs. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped on the base. Glaze worn on the back.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Luxor
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang, 1949
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Luxor
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    11.5 mm x 9 mm x 6 mm
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Burges Eustace Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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