About this object

Lapis-lazuli scarab pendant with hawk head. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped in places.

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
    Lapis-lazuli
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    15.5 mm x 11.5 mm x 8.5 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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