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Some Old Kingdom Sealings From Mendes: I

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This chapter discusses Five Old Kingdom sealings in particular for the light they shed on certain specific historical and stratigraphic problems. The sealings discussed are as follows: Old Kingdom seal from Mendes, AJ-A 280, Three Old Kingdom seals from AJ-U 127, and Old Kingdom seal from AJ-R II. Seal AJ-A 280 has small lump, with perforation for suspension, shows the serekh of Hor-aha as its principal feature. Three Old Kingdom seals from AJ-U 127 feature one thing in common the writing of what appears to be the s.h shrine. Seal AJ-R II shows the imprint of a seal of five columns. The second and fourth contain the serekh facing left; the remainder contain the epithets and titles of the owner and face right. It was found in a sealed locus, directly above the administrative building associated with the food-production unit.

Keywords: Mendes; Old Kingdom sealings

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