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Mud sealing

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Yellowish clay or mud with lots of organic temper; marks of cords and knot; seal impression of Horus name of an early king. Needs consolidation assessment. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan 486-489. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .106 x .090

Accession Number

11.2503

Medium or Technique

Clay or mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions