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Mud Sealing

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Mud Sealing


written document


seal impression


jar sealing, with cylinder seal impressions. With an impression from a cylinder seal of the name of one of the last kings of Dynasty 2. During this period rival kings ruled in Egypt.

Field Collection

Umm el Gaab Abydos Egypt


height 8.5 cm


Second Dynasty
Early Dynastic Period


2890 B.C. — 2686 B.C.


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


  1. inscription
    Translation: king of Upper and Lower Egypt, Peribsen


  1. Kaplony, P.
    Die Inschriften der ägyptischen Frühzeit
    [comments: 368]
  2. Petrie, W.M.F.
    (1901) The royal tombs of the First Dynasty : II. The royal tombs of the earliest dynasties (1901)
    [comments: Pl.XXIX, 87]



Accession Number

E.58.1901 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 50373; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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