About this object

Green glazed steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with bird stretching out its wings. Pierced through the length for suspension. Looks like a forgery.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    17.5 mm x 14 mm x 9 mm
Object view = Humanities
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