User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Seal

Seal with ring handle on top. Oval face hase incised dotted square design.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W414 stairway and original filling. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 2.3 x 3.1cm (1/2 x 7/8 x 1 1/4in.)

Accession Number

23-2-122

Medium or Technique

Yellow sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals