Mud sealing

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .106 x .090

Accession Number

11.2503

Medium or Technique

Clay or mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Yellowish clay or mud with lots of organic temper; marks of cords and knot; seal impression of Horus name of an early king.
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