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Mud seal, black mud over knotted string; rolled and re-rolled with cylinder seal so that inscription always partly obliterated, but in one place quite clear, "Horus Niuserre" (Dynasty 5). Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-2-247a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Seals, sealings & stoppers
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7249 A, chamber (with canopic jars)
  • Material
    Mud
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.2 cm Diameter: 5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.1699
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/09/1927
  • Owner
    Niuserre
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7249

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 192.

    Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, p. 53, fig. 54.

Photos 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Niuserre

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5.