Seal with a human head on the back and lizards on the base

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2450 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 3.1 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1739

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals

Pierced for suspension; blackened; edge broken.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition