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Seal amulet

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 9–11
2130–1980 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Thebes

Dimensions

Height x width x length: .6 x 1.2 x 1.6 cm (1/4 x 1/2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.956

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Light green glazed seal in a cowroid shape. The base is incised with a floral pattern.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari. 1897: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1897)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription