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Button-shaped seal with red inlay

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Button seal of green glazed steatite with central red jasper inlay and incised line decoration on back; pierced for supension. Base decorated with open cut and linear incised decoration on base showing four uraei and abstract designs.


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

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.


Daimeter: 1.2 cm

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Medium or Technique

Steatite, red jasper inlay


The Ancient World