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Seal fragments

Two fragments of two double-sided seals. There are incised designs on both sides which are too fragmentary to make out.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Surface debris between mastabas G 7150 and G 7151. 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

Length x thickness: 1.5 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-933

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals