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Seal

Unclassified. Faience, blue glaze. Seal surmounted by double headed figure of lion and bull.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652A, Room VIII [Excav. date] April 28,1929. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: April 29, 1929)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dyn. 26–Hellenistic Period (Ptolema, 664–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

29.1428

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets