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Cylinder seal

Hematite; hieroglyphic inscription; upper edge broken.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £1. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund with additions. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Accession Number

03.1509

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals