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Mud sealing

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, reign of Narmer


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 486-489

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .085 x .075

Accession Number

11.2502

Medium or Technique

Clay or mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Yellowish clay with lots of organic temper or mud; with marks of cords and knot. Impression of cylindrical seal with Horus name of King Nar-mer.
Needs consolidation assessment.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Graves Z 486-489. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition