Egyptian glazed steatite cowroid sealE88
A blue glazed steatite cowroid seal decorated with an intricate geometric pattern on the base.
Egypt, New Kingdom, c. 1550-1075 BC
1.7 x 0.8 cms
Minor chipping as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Alfred Theodore Arber-Cooke (c.1905-1993), thence by family descent; collection acquired from the 1930s to the 1970s. Arber-Cooke was a keen amateur antiquarian and author of two books on British archaeology.