Cylinder seal inscribed with a personal name
Early Dynastic period
Length x diameter: 1.8 x 1.6 cm (11/16 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Some polish; continuous band of incised hieroglyphics; small hole through center lengthwise.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way