About this object

Rectangular green glazed steatite plaque seal. One side is inscribed with the name of Thutmosis III (Menkheperra) framed by two Maat feathers. The other side is inscribed with two animal figures, maybe crocodiles. Perforation hole visible on each side but the hole was not drilled straight enough to pierce through the length.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis III)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Major W F Dixon Nuttall
  • Collector
    William Frank Dixon-Nuttall
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    24 mm x 18.5 mm x 7.5 mm
  • Related people
    William Francis Dixon-Nuttall ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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