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Scarab with hunting scene
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.03042
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with hunting scene
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1069 / -900
  • Period22nd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The morphology of this scarab is characteristic for the so-called post-ramassid mass production of the 21th to early 22th dynasty. One of the most beloved themes is the hunting scene, usually with an archer near lions and/or horned animals (caprid, ibex, antelope…). See also E.6629A-6629D.