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Seal

An engraved plaster seal; engraving on stamp looks like a grid - horizontal and vertical crossed lines.

Provenance

From Semna, S537, South of tomb in charcoal. 1924: 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.4 x 1.8 x 1.45 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2021

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals