About this object

Roughly shaped disc with section missing. Thought to be an incomplete bangle. Collected from the Eastern Desert by Mr Heywood Seton-Karr. Date could range from Third to the Second Millenium BC.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Early Dynastic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Wadi el-Sheikh
  • Date made
    3100 BC - 2686 BC (Dynasty 1 - 2)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mr Heywood Seton-Karr, 1897
  • Collector
    Heywood Walter Seton-Karr
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Wadi el-Sheikh
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    7 mm x 84 mm x 62 mm
  • Note
    Henry Forbes, "On a collection of stone implements in the Mayer Museum made by Mr H. W. Seton-Karr, in mines of the ancient Egyptians discovered by him on the plateaux of the Nile Valley", Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums volume 2, nos. 3 & 5, January 1900, page 82 figure 1.
  • Related people
    Heywood Walter Seton-Karr ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related


  • Bulletin of the Liverpool Museums, Volume 2, 1900

    Publisher: Henry Young & Sons
    Date: 1900


Previous owners

  • Heywood Walter Seton-Karr

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1897-07-07
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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