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Cylinder Seal Inscribed with the Names of Amenemhat III

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Steatite
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 2008-1721 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 12
    PERIOD Middle Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS height: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm); diameter: 5/16 in. (0.8 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Cylinder seal bearing the nomen and prenomen of Amenemhat III. Condition: Small chips. Parts of seal discolored black. No colored glaze remaining.
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