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Cowroid seal

Dynasty 17-18 (?), New Kingdom, Hyksos (?)
ca. 1700–1520 B.C.
Egypt or Levant
Stone, brown
Seal Face; 1.84 x 0.92 cm Height: 0.42 cm String Hole: 0.1 cm
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
From 1986, on loan to the Museum by Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York (L.1986.47.88); acquired by the Museum in 1987, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.
Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 117 (Jul. 1,1986 - Jun. 30, 1987), p. 16.
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