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Button seal

Seal with a pierced ridge on the back. The base is incised with a crude cross pattern.

Provenance

From Giza G 24. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2675–2130 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3412

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals