About this object

Rectangular serpentine plaque seal inscribed with identical hieroglyphic inscription on both sides (see record card for drawing). Corners are chipped and surface is scratched. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    945 BC - 715 BC (Dynasty 22)
  • Materials
    Serpentine
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer, 1867
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1867
  • Measurements
    6 mm x 13 mm x 17 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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