Seal Impression Attatched to a Fiber Tie from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- reign of Tutankhamun
- ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Embalming Cache of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907–08
- Mud, fiber
- Seal and tie: l. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in)
Seal: L. 2.5 cm (1 in); w. 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909
- Accession Number:
This mud sealing is still attached to a piece of the papyrus tie that was used to secure a container. The impression preserves the throne name of Tutankhamun, Nebkheperure, and the epithets "beloved of Khnum" and "manifold of praises."
For a similar impression, see 09.184.263.