About this object

Pale green glazed faience scarab, naturalistic style, with perforated loop on the underside. Surface rubbed and chipped on several places.

Accession number marked on the object is 44.12.220. However new label reads 44.19.220.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1985 - 1650 (Dynasty 12 - 13) about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Joyce Hearne
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    25 mm x 22 mm x 13 mm
  • Related people
    Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne ( Collector, previous owner); Amy Urlin ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Margaret Joyce Edelweiss Hearne

    Owned from: 1932
    How acquired: Inherited from Urlin
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Sold
  • Amy Urlin

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Excavation or Purchase
    Owned until: 1932
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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