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Seal with names of Senwosret (Sesostris) III

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Plaque seal of blue-green glazed steatite in the shape of a cartouche. Contains the prenomen (Khakaure) and nomen (Senwosret) of Dynasty 12 King Sesostris III on opposite sides.

Provenance

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, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.1013

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals