Seal of Ma'adana Sterling Silver Earrings

Seal of Ma'adana Sterling Silver Earrings

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IM-421001

Brand: The Israel Museum

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Seal of Ma'adana Sterling Silver Earrings
Seal of Ma'adana Sterling Silver Earrings

Description

925 Sterling silver

Size 0.6" X 0.4" / 1.5 X 1 cm

 


Based on a seal of brown jasper, scaraboid in shape and perforated length-wise, from the Israelite period II 7th century B.C.E. A lyre is carved on the upper part of its face above the inscription in ancient Hebrew script: “[Belonging] to Ma’adana, the King’s daughter”.

 

This item comes with a certificate of authenticity of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a small description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.