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Mud jar sealing impressed with a row of spiral signs

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada III
Date:
ca. 3100 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Tarkhan, Tomb 414, BSAE excavations 1911-1913
Medium:
Clay (mud)
Dimensions:
W: 11.9 cm (4 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of The Egyptian Research Account and British School of Archaeology in Egypt, 1912
Accession Number:
12.187.36
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt with funds from the Egyptian Research Account. Acquired by the ERA and the BSAE in the division of finds and donated to the Museum by subscription, 1912.

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