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Fragment of a cork from a jar with imprint
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.00129
  • Object nameShard
  • TitleFragment of a cork from a jar with imprint
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Umm el-Qa'ab (necropolis) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate) > Abydos)
  • Date-3000 / -2890
  • Period1st dynasty (Egypt > Early Dynastic period (Thinite period))
  • MaterialClay (Earth)
  • DimensionsHeight: 10 cm, Width: 12 cm
  • OwnerMusée Art et Histoire / Museum Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Fragment of a cork, from a jar, with an imprint of a cylinder seal which mentions the Horus name of king Den, written in a serech, the symbolic representation of the walls of a palace.