Seal

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab House

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

88.874

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Pottery; gray blue glaze; flat base with incised hieroglyphics; ram’s head on high top; hole through top.. From Naucratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription