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Fine, green glazed steatite cylinder seal inscribed for the "Great Steward, the Overseer of the Cattle of Amun, Senenmut."

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, 1473–1458 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1137

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals