About this object

Green glazed rectangular steatite plaque seal. One side is decorated with the cartouche of Thutmosis IV framed by two uraei, and a winged sun-disc above. The other side is inscribed with possibly an emblem of Hathor framed by two uraei. Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1400 BC - 1390 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis IV)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • 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
    3 mm x 9 mm x 13 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

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