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Seal

This heavily glazed, bright blue frog seal is bored and has a uraeus incised on the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, sebekh siftings. 1926: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length x diameter: 0.9 x 1.2 x 0.8 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-873

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals