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Cowroid with inscribed name

Cowroid button seal of blue-green glazed steatite; back punctured. Base inscribed with a name in a cartouche (reading uncertain), surrounded by amuletic hieroglyphs.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, Dynasty 15, 1648–1540 B.C.

Accession Number

66.1016

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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