Scaraboid Seal card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Scaraboid Seal


Currently not on display


Green glazed steatite scaraboid seal with two crocodiles, snout to tail. The flat base is inscribed with prenomen of Thutmose III. Pierced longitudinally. Mounted on a modern metal ring. Fair technique. Previously there was a white label with the number 1900 (possibly Henry Salt collection no.) Note on the Gatty slip, "A forgery ( W. M. F. Petrie)".