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Necklace with seal-amulets (scarabs, cowroids, amulets)
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.03205
  • Object nameNecklace
  • TitleNecklace with seal-amulets (scarabs, cowroids, amulets)
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
    Place of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1700 / -1295
  • Period18th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialGlass (Processed material > Mineral)
    Steatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
    Faience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
    Lapis Lazuli (Stone)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,7 cm, Width: 0,5 cm, Depth: 0,4 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This group of thirteen scarabs, two cowroids and two amulets, was discovered on the body of a young girl. The seal amulets date from the period between the 15th and the 18th dynasty. Most date from the 18th.