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Seal (Object)

Object Number:48-16-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: New Kingdom
Eighteenth Dynasty
Date Made: 1539-1292 BC
Early Date: -1540
Late Date: -1291
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Iconography:Amenhotep III
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 2.2 cm
Length: 6.3 cm
Width: 1 cm
Depth: 0 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Sophia Cadwalader
Other Number:2147 - Dealer's Number
0325 - Cast Number

Description

Figure of Amenhotep III prostrating himself in prayer before the "lord Atum" (hieroglyphs of this god's name are between king's outstreched arms). The inscription on the back reads "Good god, lord of the 2 lands, Neb-maat-re, son of Re, Amenhotep-ruler-of Thebes."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt\'s Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Fischer, Henry G. Mar 1956. "Prostrate Figures of Egyptian Kings". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 20. no. 1. pg. 27-42 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 27-42/11-12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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