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Fragment of a Seal Stamp

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Serpentine
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DYNASTY XVIII Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 7/8 x 15/16 x 15/16 in. (2.3 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1118E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Fragment of a Seal Stamp. Serpentine, 7/8 x 15/16 x 15/16 in. (2.3 x 2.4 x 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1118E. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE bottom, 37.1118E_bw_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dark green serpentine fragment of an oval stamp seal with a sunk relief scene of Hatshepsut, dressed as a woman, offering to Amun-Re. Only the heads of the figures are perserved, with their identifying inscriptions. The top of the seal is a coiled uraeus with its head extending up and out at the front.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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