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Sealing stone fragment

This is a sealing stone fragment. Adhering to it is a quantity of gypsum with a seal impression which is on a mud block.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G7757A (tomb of Kheperre) around coffin in room X. 1929: 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: )

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 24 x 19.2 cm (11 1/4 x 9 7/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29-12-180

Medium or Technique

Limestone and gypsum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief