A GLAZED STEATITE SEAL ON BRONZE RING NAMING AMUN-RE
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|New Kingdom, 1550-1069 BC. A rare piece comprised of a scarab seal naming the god Amun-Re, as well as Messuy, the owner of the seal, mounted on a bronze ring. The seal was mounted on the ring at some point in antiquity. Found in Israel. In excellent and original condition. Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price. Export approval from Israel Antiquities Authority . ******** The association of the owner of the seal with the deity Amun-Re may signify that Messuy was a member of the priesthood of Amun-Rê or simply that he wished for Amun-Rê’s protection and favor.|