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Scarab with two falcon-headed figures (Horus)
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04579e
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with two falcon-headed figures (Horus)
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery: Saft el-Henna (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Lower Egypt (region) > Ash Sharqiyah (governorate))
    Place of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1295 / -1069
  • Period20th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,2 cm, Width: 0,8 cm, Depth: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows two deities with falcon heads, holding each other by the hand. The solar disks above their heads identify them as the sun god Horus / Ra-Horachte. See also E.0479L.