Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker
Abraded pottery, rim sliced off, with traces of plaster and linen below rim, with bits of red and white decoration
Overall: 3 9/16 × 2 7/8 in. (9.1 × 7.3 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW
Place Made: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa
Not on view
Mud seal impressed with Men-kheper-re (prenomen of a venerated 18th Dynasty pharaoh and of a high priest of Amun in Dynasty 21)
Collected by Mary Maynard Hitchcock (1834-1887) and Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), in Egypt (possibly from a dealer in Alexandria or Cairo), about 1867-68; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.
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