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Mud sealing

Mud seal of an official of Neferefre. Stick on a string on a smooth surface (not wood).

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1604-13. 1914: 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of King Neferefre, 2431–2420 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 2 x 7.3 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1196

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions