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Seal amulet

Green glazed scarab seal. The floral pattern on the base includes cross-hatched lozenge shapes.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Object Place

Deir el-Bahari, Thebes, Egypt

Accession Number

97.975

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals