Cylinder seal with an incised cross-hatched design

Egyptian
Early Dynastic period
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.1701

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Bone. Cylinder seal. Incised diagonal crosshatching.

Provenance

From Giza. April, 1928: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: April 29, 1929)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition