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Mud Sealing: E.58.1901

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Mud Sealing




Jar sealing, with cylinder seal impressions. With an impression from a cylinder seal of the name of one of the last kings of Dynasty 2. During this period rival kings ruled in Egypt.

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1901) by The Egyptian Exploration Fund


Second Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period
-2890 - -2686

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Formed and impressed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: E.58.1901
Primary reference Number: 50373
Oldadmincategory: Misc
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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