Stamp Seal Hippo Amulet of Amunhotep III
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.
3/8 × 1/4 × 1/16 in. (0.9 × 0.7 × 0.2 cm)
base: 1/4 × 9/16 × 3/16 in. (0.6 × 1.4 × 0.5 cm)
mount (dims when mounted m1-37.1204E): 5 1/2 × 1/2 × 3/4 in. (14 × 1.3 × 1.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Dark blue glazed stamp seal surmounted by a recumbent hippopotamus. The head is turned to the left. There is a hole for a cord running from front to rear through the body. The stamp gives the name of Amenhotep IIII in plain incised hieroglyphs.
Condition: Nick on right side of base; incrustation in hollows; otherwise complete.
This item is not on view
Stamp Seal Hippo Amulet of Amunhotep III, ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Glass, 3/8 × 1/4 × 1/16 in. (0.9 × 0.7 × 0.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1204E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1204E_view1.jpg)
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