Cylinder seal



Accession Number
EA64973
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Kings case
Object Type
Scarab, seal, scaraboid, intaglio and similar objects, Seal, Cylinder seal
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Nineteenth Dynasty
Seti I
Material
Stone/minerals (Steatite)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Diameter: 10mm | Length: 22mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Bat

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Description

A green glazed steatite cylinder seal decorated with representations of a bat, a sphinx, and an inscription with the name of Seti I. It is on long-term loan from the British Museum who acquired it in 1939 from Marion Whiteford Acworth, and was previously part of the collection of her husband Joseph John Acworth.

Bibliography

Boochs, Wolfgang 1982. Siegel und Siegeln im Alten Ägypten. Kölner Forschungen zu Kunst und Altertum, Abt. A: Ägypten, Alter Orient, Klassische Antike 4. Sankt Augustin: Hans Richarz. Goodridge, Wendy R. & Stuart J. Williams 2005. Offerings from The British Museum. Swansea: The Egypt Centre. [p. 17]

Inscription

mn-mꜣꜥt-rꜥ = Menmaatre (Seti I)

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 19 Nov 2022

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