About this object

Scarab carved from amethyst with details roughly shown and plain base. Pierced through the length.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Middle Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    1985 BC - 1773 BC (late Dynasty 12)
  • Materials
    Amethyst
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1909 before
  • Measurements
    132 mm x 10 mm
  • Note
    Purchased from John Garstang in 1949 ("Garstang Collection")
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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