About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab shaped seal engraved with the name of Tuthmosis III within a cartouche. Base is chipped. The other side is modelled in the shape of a scarab with fine details of the wings, head and legs. It is pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis III)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    16 mm x 11 mm x 7 mm
  • Note
    Purchased from Norwich Castle Museum, 1956.
  • Related people


Previous owners

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