Stopper or sealing

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 50.7 x 9.8 x 12.4 cm (19 15/16 x 3 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.1560

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

This large mass of unbaked mud is rough and irregular on one side and smoothed on the other. The smooth side has been stamped with a sealing of a cartouche with hieroglyphs.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way