EGYPTIAN BLACKSTONE STAMP SEAL

MS 1721
MS Short Title EGYPTIAN BLACKSTONE STAMP SEAL
Text SEAL OF THE SON OF NEITH, CIVIL SERVANT
Description MS in archaic Egyptian on black stone, Egypt, 1st or 2nd dynasty, ca. 3100-2700 BC, 1 roll seal, h.1,7 cm, diam. 1,6 cm, 1 line of 7 hieroglyphs.
Provenance 1. I. Beekmans-Borgmeijer, Borken, Germany (1965-1992); 2. Nicholas Wright, London (1992-1993); 3. Jeremy Griffiths, Oxford.
Commentary Hieroglyphs of the Archaic period are particularly difficult to read. One or two might be unattested. Rolls seals of this period are almost only to be found in public collections.
Place of origin Egypt
Dates 3100 - 2700 BC

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