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Seal

This crude seal made of baked mud has a handle and incised line decoration on the flat base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.2 x 1.5 cm (1/2 x 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2435

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals