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Button seal decorated with seated figure holding a lotus
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.03032
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleButton seal decorated with seated figure holding a lotus
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery: Unknown
    Place of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-2345 / -2181
  • Period6th dynasty (Egypt > Old Kingdom)
  • MaterialBone (Animal)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this seal amulet shows a seated figure (child?) holding a long stalk in his left hand. This stalk ends in the bud of a lotus flower. Similar seals date from the 6th dynasty.