Stamp Seal Hippo Amulet of Amunhotep III
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.
3/8 in. (0.9 cm)
base: 9/16 x 3/16 in. (1.4 x 0.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Stamp Seal Hippo Amulet of Amunhotep III, ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Glass, 3/8 in. (0.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1204E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1204E_view1.jpg)
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Dark blue glazed stamp seal surmounted by a recumbent hippopotamus. The head is turned to the left. There is a hole for a cord running from front to rear through the body. The stamp gives the name of Amenhotep IIII in plain incised hieroglyphs.
Condition: Nick on right side of base; incrustation in hollows; otherwise complete.
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