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Mud sealing

Fragment of mud with the impression of an official seal of Sehetep-tauwy (Teti of Dynasty 6).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple room 22. 1907: 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: 0.8 x 1.8 x 2.1 cm (5/16 x 11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

07-1-84

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions