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Category

written document

Name

seal impression

Description

jar sealing, stamped with the name of King Semerkhet

Field Collection

Umm el Gaab Abydos Egypt

Dimensions

height 13 cm

Period

First Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period

Date

circa 3000 B.C. — 2890 B.C.

Provenance

given: the Egypt Exploration Fund 1901 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Interpretation: Horus, Semerkhet

Documentation

  1. Kaplony, P.
    Die Inschriften der ägyptischen Frühzeit
    [comments: 243]
  2. Petrie, W.M.F.
    (1899) The royal tombs of the First Dynasty : I (1899)
    [comments: Pl.XXVIII, 77]

Material/s

mud

Accession Number

E.57.1901 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50372; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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