Description A flat rectangular bead made of grey steatite with a single, worn perforation on the long axis. The front is carved in relief showing a seated baboon, a Maat-feather, and a tree or a lotus bud. A three column hieroglyphic design shows the typical a-n-r pattern of the 2nd Intermediate Period. The central column may indicate the throne name of King Sesostris III.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Rev. William MacGregor Collection Sale, Sotheby's, London, 1922 [?]; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, 1922, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923
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