About this object

Steatite cowroid seal with plain back, and flat base inscribed with Hathor heard and two ankh signs. Pierced through the length for suspension. Chipped around the base.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mr. E Timperley, 1956
  • Collector
    E Timperley
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    12.5 mm x 11 mm x 5 mm
  • Related people
    E Timperley (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • E Timperley

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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