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Stamp seal with human face

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Pyramidal stamp seal, pierced for suspension, with human face incised on the bottom.

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, Greco-Roman Period (?), 30 B.C.–A.D. 642

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 1.4 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1135

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals