9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
THREE EGYPTIAN CYLINDER SEALS
MIDDLE KINGDOM TO NEW KINGDOM, 2040-1070 B.C.
Including one of light steatite inscribed in hieroglyphs for the Pharaoh Amenemhet III, with a motto naming the crocodile god Sobek; one of black steatite with incised serpents and vases, containing the name Djed-ef; and one of brown faience inscribed in hieroglyphs within a cartouche for "Isetnofret, the royal wife"
Faience: 1 in. (2.5 cm.) long (3)
Amenemhet III: Thalassic Collection, New York, 2002.
Isetnofret: with Mathias Komor, New York, 1977.
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