Cowroid with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) IV

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1010

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Cowroid seal of burnt green glazed steatite; back carries incised line decoration. Base inscribed with a cartouche containing the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Thutmose IV (Menkheperure) with titles likely to be read “The good god, Lord of the Two Lands” (above cartouche) followed by the epithet “The Image of Amun” (below cartouche). Pierced.

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