About this object

Green/blue glazed faience scarab seal with details of the head, wings and legs on the back, and flat base inscribed with an ankh sign framed by two falcons with spiral design at the bottom. Pierced through the length for suspension. Recorded as being from tomb 210 E '05 (excavated 5 April 1905).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom (Ramesside Period)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1069 BC (Dynasty 19 BC - 20 BC)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the General Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, The University of Liverpool, 1905
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    18.5 mm x 13 mm x 7.5 mm
  • Note
    Esna 210E. Garstang's excavations.
  • Related people


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