About this object

Dark green stone scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs roughly carved on the back, and flat base inscribed with two identical animals, perhaps horses? Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Stone
  • 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
    7 mm x 11 mm x 14 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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