Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1/2 x 7/8 x 2 13/16 in. (1.2 x 2.3 x 7.1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Stamp, ca.1539-1075 B.C.E. Wood, 1/2 x 7/8 x 2 13/16 in. (1.2 x 2.3 x 7.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1720E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1720E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
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Stamp seal in wood. The top part is missing, but was attached by two pegs. The well-cut inscription reads: “Wab and Lector Priest of Ptah, Prophet of the Temple of Sopder lord of the East, Iuf ‘ankh”. The text is contained within a cartouche.
Condition: Back chipped, minor cracks in base, otherwise good.
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