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Seal

This broken rectangular double-sided seal has incised designs.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris between mastabas G 7130-7140: G 7140 and G 7142. March 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, end of Dynasty 4, 2494–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-212

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals