About this object

Steatite plaque seal in the shape of a cartouche. One side is inscribed with the name of Thutmosis III flanked by two uraei. The other side is damaged, revealing the perforation hole, but there are traces of inscription on the surface. 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: Esna
  • Date made
    1400 BC - 1390 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis IV) about
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egyptian Excavations Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool, 1906
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Esna
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    22 mm x 16 mm x 5.5 mm
  • Note
    Garstang's excavations at Esna, Tomb 283E
  • Related people
    John Burges Eustace Garstang (Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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