Requires Photography

Seal amulet

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period
2130–1980 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x length: .5 x .8 x 1.3 cm (3/16 x 5/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1302

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Seal amulet of ovoid shape with a maze pattern inscribed in the base.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 2109. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition