Scarab Seal

1963.193.55

On display

Brown steatite scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs carved on the back, and flat base inscribed with a falcon stretching out its wings holding shen rings in its claws, above a winged scarab. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped on one side and surface a bit scratched and worn. Traces of white paint remain in places. Record card says "XIX dyn or 1300 BC?". Mistakenly labelled 1963.143.55.