Egyptian steatite cowroid seal
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Stone: Pre AD 1000: item # 1142966
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|A carved steatite cowroid seal decorated with pseudo-inscriptions and a cartouche on the base. Egypt, New Kingdom, mid to late 2nd Millennium BC Some light chipping otherwise intact Size: 1.9 x 1.3 cms Ex. Collection: Gustave Mustaki, Alexandria, Egypt; acquired mid 20th Century and exported under license of the Egyptian government. Items from the Mustaki collection are now owned by several major museums including no less than 88 objects in the British Museum. This item has been identified and dated by Carol Andrews, assistant keeper and senior research assistant for over 28 years at the British Museum.|