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Cylinder seal with hieroglyphs
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05035
  • Object nameCylinder seal
  • TitleCylinder seal with hieroglyphs
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-3000 / -2686
  • PeriodEarly Dynastic period (Thinite period) (Egypt)
  • MaterialStone
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,7 cm, Width: 1,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Cylinder seal in steatite. Hieroglyphs etched on the outside. The meaning remains unknown, but they can be interpreted as the signature of the owner.