Scarab Seal card

Scarab Seal

44.9.26

Currently not on display

Information

Jasper scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with a feather, bird and sun-disc. Pierced through the length for suspension. Slightly chipped in places. Record card says "Ex. Hilton Price collection. Given Miss F. Lawrence I.O.M.", and dates the object to ca. 1600 BC. Ex Frederick George Hilton-Price collection, sold at Sotheby's, London, 12-17 July 1911.