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Mud sealing

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A seal of fine slate-gray mud without a seal impression; with an irregular-shaped thumb mark.

Provenance

From Giza, G4340A, In shaft debris. 1913: 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2467 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 5 x 3.5cm (2 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/8in.)

Accession Number

13.5590

Medium or Technique

Mud

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions