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Stamp seal of unglazed buff steatite

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

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Accession Number

19.1578

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals