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Mud sealing

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of burial chamber G 1457 A

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 2.2 x 3.9 cm (1 11/16 x 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-12-8a

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

One of three fragments of inscribed mud sealings: soft mud with indistinct impression on back perhaps jar seal, on face 3 or 4 impressions of Horus-name of Menkaura.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of burial chamber G1457A. 1934: 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