Findspot: Egypt, Menkaura Pyramid Rm 20-21
Overall: 6.5 x 2.3 cm (2 9/16 x 7/8 in.)
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One mud seal from Menkaura Pyramid Temple. Lump of mud has round top, flat bottom with marks of double strings crossing bottom at right angles; marks of two knots. Was attached to wooden surface door or box. Covered with seal impressions in which the lower part of frame of Horus- name is visible, perhaps Iset-ib-tauwy (Neweserra).
From Egypt, Menkaura Pyramid, room 20-21: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition