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Mud seal of official of [Djedkare Isesi]; stuck over string on smooth surface (not wood). Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-2-17
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Seals, sealings & stoppers
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4733 E, chamber
  • Material
    Mud
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.9 cm Width: 4.5 cm Length: 7.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.1196
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Neferefre
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/28/1914
  • Owner
    Isesi
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4733

    • 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Unpublished Documents 3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. 136.

    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. 57.

Photos 4

People 1

Ancient People

  • Isesi

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [Dd-xaw] Djedkhau; other names: [Dd-kA-ra] Djedkare, [jssj] Isesi