Basalt cylinder

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


Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

03.1826

Medium or Technique

Basalt (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Faint, horizontal inscription.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M (187). 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription