From: Egypt | Abydos | Umm el-Ga'ab
Curatorial Section: Egyptian
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Egypt | Abydos | Umm el-Ga'ab|
|Locus||Tomb of Narmer (Tomb B19)|
|Period||Egyptian Early Dynastic | First Dynasty|
|Date Made||3000-2800 BCE|
|Iconography||King | Neith | Oil|
Large rectangular ebony tag/label with the name of King Aha. There are traces of red pigment in the incised decoration. The scenes on this label are divided into four registers. At the top right, there is a hole drilled through for the attaching of the label. The top register is associated with a temple to the goddess Neith. The fourth register contains the name of the commodity (a type of oil) to which the label was attached.
|Credit Line||Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1901|
|Other Number||AES 2078 - Other Number|
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