About this object

Blue glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with hieroglyphs. Pierced through the length for suspension. Only traces of glaze remain. Bought in Jerusalem.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Hyksos
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    1650 BC - 1550 BC about
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang, 1949
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    17 mm x 12 mm x 7 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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