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A stone seal with a deep groove on the two long sides with a small circulare indentation in the center of the groove; marks are scratched on the base.

Provenance

From Semna, S537. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 2.3 x 2.3cm (2 5/8 x 7/8 x 7/8in.)

Accession Number

28.1284

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals