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Stamp seal of unglazed buff steatite

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Aman Daud, Cemetery 92

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 2.5 cm (1 1/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

19.1578

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Hand-carved, unglazed steatite pyramidal seal. Inscribed with the hieroglyphic sign ‘Heh’ , symbolizing a wish for ‘millions of years’ of life.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Lower Nubia, Cem. 92. C-Group.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia