Cowroid with inscribed name

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15
1648–1540 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 1.4 x 0.3 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.1016

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Cowroid button seal of blue-green glazed steatite; back punctured. Base inscribed with a name in a cartouche (reading uncertain), surrounded by amuletic hieroglyphs.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer