Limestone Stamp Seal, Ramesside Period


Limestone stamp seal
New Kingdom, Ramesside, Dynasty 1920, ca. 12951070 B.C.
Upper Egypt; Thebes, Medinet Habu
Limestone, H. 7cm x W. 4.5cm
Rogers Fund, 1913, MMA 13.182.5
I found this piece in the 'Study Room' for Late Dynasty 18 to Dynasty 20

This piece is small, but we can see recognizable hieroglyphs, 'neb' for 'lord', 'ka' for 'subtle body' (immortal essence), 'nefer' for 'beautiful' and is the top glyph representing a cobra?