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Faience button seal with spiral decoration on base.

Provenance

By 1912: Professor Henry Williamson Haynes collection; 1912: given to the MFA by the estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard. (Accession Date: July 18, 1912)

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Probably Second Intermediate Period, about 1783–1640 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 1 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.803

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals