Button-shaped seal with red inlay

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Daimeter: 1.2 cm

Accession Number

66.1004

Medium or Technique

Steatite, red jasper inlay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Button seal of green glazed steatite with central red jasper inlay and incised line decoration on back; pierced for supension. Base decorated with open cut and linear incised decoration on base showing four uraei and abstract designs.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; December 14, 1966: given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer