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[One of] three inscribed fragments of mud sealings: a) soft mud with indistinct impression on back, perhaps jar seal; three or four impressions of Horus name of Menkaure on face. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 2:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Seals, sealings & stoppers
  • Findspot
    Pit G 1457 A, debris of burial chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Width: 4.3 cm Length: 3.9 cm Thickness: 2.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1457

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 50 (misidentified as 34-12-28), fig. 50.

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Menkaure

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fifth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khafre. Husband of Khamerernebti II. Builder of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Mycerinus.