About this object

Glazed scarab or scaraboid set within an ornate modern metal finger ring. Green coloured underside of scarab is probably glazed steatite or faience. Scarab probably dates to the New Kingdom.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC about
  • Materials
    Metal; Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major W F Dixon Nuttall
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1961 before
  • Measurements
    18 mm x 25 mm x 26 mm x 26 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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