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Mud sealing

Cylindrical fragment in two pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple. 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 4, reign of Menkaura (Mycer, 2490–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3 x 2.3 cm (1 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2061

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions