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Mud sealing

One complete seal, now in four parts, has the impression of a cylinder seal with the name of Khafre. There are also thirteen fragments, and a crumb, which belong to two or three other seals. Some of these thirteen pieces are joining.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G4330A. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: Khafre 3.5 x 9.5 cm (1 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5688

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions