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Mud tags representing stylized human figures with black ink hieratic inscriptions giving names; fifty-six whole and fifteen fragmentary pieces.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Ritual implements
  • Findspot
    Cemetery G 2000
  • Material
    Unbaked clay
  • Dimensions
    Height (average) x width (average) x depth (average): 5.2 x 2.2 x 0.55 cm (2 1/16 x 7/8 x 3/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1907: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

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