About this object

Black stone scarab seal with details of the head and legs roughly marked on the back, and flat undecorated base. Pierced through the length for suspension. Good preservation. Forgery?

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    12 mm x 9.5 mm x 6.5 mm
Object view = Humanities
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