Rare Egyptian faience cylinder seal with raised cross hatch pattern, dating to the Old Kingdom, 4th. dynasty, 2600-2400 BC.
Quite rare and interesting, inspired by the predynastic seals of Mesopotamia.
A similar example has been found at the Giza Plateau Mapping project that allows exactness of dating.
Size: c. 25mm. x 10mm. Published: Kaplony, P., "Die Rollsiegel des Alten Reichs," 1981, Tafel 149 #2.
Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall.
Provenance: Private French collection.