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Ivory label found in a mastaba, Ancient Egyptian, 1st dynasty, c3100-2890 BC. Artist: Werner Forman

Ivory label found in a mastaba, Ancient Egyptian, 1st dynasty, c3100-2890 BC. Artist: Werner Forman

2-357-035 - Werner Forman Archive/ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford / Heritage-Images

          

Ivory label found in a mastaba, Ancient Egyptian, 1st dynasty, c3100-2890 BC. Found at Saqqara, it would have been attached to a box or jar in the tomb. It is inscribed with the names of King Djet and his estate manager Sekhemka-sedj. Also marked on the label is an indication of the contents of the container, the quantity and their place of origin. From the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0700000925
  1. 2-357-035
  1. 201PH0686AB
  1. 2357035

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3220x3256
File Size : 30716kb

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Creator
  1. Werner Forman, attributed to: : Photographer
People Related
  1. Djet: Egyptian: pharaoh
  2. Sekhemka-sedj: Egyptian: estate manager to King Djet
Medium
  1. Photograph
Picture Type
  1. Object

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