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Mud seal

Mud seal, semi-spherical with 3 rows of print stamped; many winding holes of flax-cord inside. Used to be G2200 but has been renumbered to G5080.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of G5080. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 6.5 cm (1 3/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1095

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions