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Clay jar sealing impressed faintly with name of Khasekhemwy

Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty 2
reign of Khasekhemui
ca. 2650 B.C.
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Abydos, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations; Probably from Umm el-Qaab, Tomb of Khasekhemwy
Clay (unfired)
Credit Line:
Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901
Accession Number:
Not on view
Egypt Exploration Fund excavations. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum through subscription to the EEF, 1901.

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