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Mud sealing

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of King Neferefre
2431–2420 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 2 x 7.3 cm (1 7/8 x 13/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1196

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Mud seal of an official of Neferefre. Stick on a string on a smooth surface (not wood).

Provenance

From Giza. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition