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Button seal

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2675–2130 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 2.2 cm (9/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3412

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Seal with a pierced ridge on the back. The base is incised with a crude cross pattern.

Provenance

From Giza G 24. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition