Egyptian large steatite sealE410
A large rectangular steatite seal decorated with an openwork relief depicting Isis and Horus. The base is decorated with a palm tree being scaled by monkeys.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
2.9 x 2.3 cms
Upper edge of top chipped, otherwise intact as seen in the photographs
Ex. Collection: Gustave Mustaki, Alexandria, Egypt; acquired mid 20th Century and exported under license of the Egyptian government.
Mustaki was a prolific antiquities collector, pieces from his collection are held by several major museums including the British Museum and Getty Museum.
Published: Egyptian Antiquities, Charles Ede Ltd, 2012; item 37.