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Mud sealing

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4330 A

Dimensions

Overall: Khafre 3.5 x 9.5 cm (1 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5688

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

One complete seal, now in four parts, has the impression of a cylinder seal with the name of Khafre. There are also thirteen fragments, and a crumb, which belong to two or three other seals. Some of these thirteen pieces are joining.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G4330A. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition