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Mud sealing; lump of mud with string mark (box seal ?), two impressions of cylinder seal of Isesi (end of Dynasty 5). [07-1-82]

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_07-1-82
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Seals, sealings & stoppers
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Pyramid Temple ([MPT] GMT / corridor 22)
  • Material
    Mud
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 3.2 x 1 x 4 cm (1 1/4 x 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Previous Number
    7-1-82
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, end of Dynasty 5
  • Owner
    Isesi
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1907: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Registration number obtained from publication; no registration records available for 1907.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 19.

    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. 56.

Photos 3

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