Seal with names of Senwosret (Sesostris) III

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1013

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Plaque seal of blue-green glazed steatite in the shape of a cartouche. Contains the prenomen (Khakaure) and nomen (Senwosret) of Dynasty 12 King Sesostris III on opposite sides.

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