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Scaraboid seal

Period:
Dynasty 15-17, 2nd Intermediate Period, Hyksos
Date:
ca. 1700–1560 B.C.
Geography:
Levant, Lachish (modern Tell ed-Duweir)
Medium:
Rock crystal (?)
Dimensions:
Seal Face: 1.06 x .79 cm Height: 0.54 cm String Hole: 0.1-.15 cm
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Wellcome Trust, 1956
Accession Number:
56.152.12
Not on view
1932–33, excavated by James Leslie Starkey on behalf of The Wellcome-Marston Archaeological Research Expedition; acquired by the Museum in 1956, gift of the Wellcome Trust (of the late Sir Henry Wellcome).
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