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Steatite cylinder seal, glaze now missing, inscribed with two Hathor fetishes.

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, Second Intermediate Period, 1630–1523 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width: 0.8 x 2.1 cm (5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1139

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals