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Seal amulet

Button seal amulet. The back of this seal features a pierced rib. A stick-figure design is incised on the base.

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3397

Medium or Technique

Black stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals