Cylinder seal

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 2 cm (1 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1509

Medium or Technique

Hematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Hematite; hieroglyphic inscription; upper edge broken.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £1. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund with additions. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund