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Mud seal tied with string on wood; [seal impressions contain name of Userkaf]; almost complete. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-1-34
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Seals, sealings & stoppers
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4631 B, chamber
  • Material
    Mud
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.987
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Userkaf
  • Date of Register Entry
    01/10/1914
  • Owner
    Userkaf
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4631

    • Site Name Western 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Unpublished Documents 3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. 134.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 498.

    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. 51, fig. 53.

Photos 4

People 1

Ancient People

  • Userkaf

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [jrjmAat] Irymaat.