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Button seal with animal motif

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Green glazed button seal with quatrefoil decoration composed of four antelope heads; suspension loop on back.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; December 1, 1967: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.9 x 1.7 cm (3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1146

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals