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Mud sealing

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple room 22

Dimensions

Overall: 3.1 x 1.8 x 3.8 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

07-1-83

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Lump of mud with string mark (jar seal?), part of an official seal of Menkaura but the name (in cartouche) is obscured by overlapping of impressions.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple room 22. 1907: 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