About this object

Dark brown stone naturalistic scarab amulet with perforated loop for suspension on the underside. One of 24 amulets from the mummy of Djedher, Abydos, cemetery G50, Tomb 10, Petrie's excavations.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    380 BC - 343 BC (Dynasty 30)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1902
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos Cemetery G
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    15.5 mm x 11.5 mm x 7 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society ( Collector, previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie ( Previous owner)

Explore related


  • Abydos: Part I: 1902

    Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

    Author: Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
    Publisher: Egypt Exploration Fund
    Date: 1902


Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: 1902
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1902-09-16
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • William Matthew Flinders Petrie

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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