Inscribed seal

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

66.1012

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Rectangular plaque of green glazed steatite. Open cut decoration on both sides. One side carries the “nefer” and “ka” signs at left, two ostrich feathers and a uraeus at right. The opposite side shows a central scarab flanked by two uraei.

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