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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Seal
Date Made:1570-1070 BCE (New Kingdom)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Orange-red carnelian
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:overall: 1/8 x 3/8 in.; .diam: 3175 x .9525 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2000.298.INV
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
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Description:
Orange-red flat disk with faintly incised design on underside showing trussed ibex with three-stemmed flower in front. Top surface smooth. For use as a seal.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; animals; seals

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