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Scarab with representations of Horus and Amon
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04579l
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with representations of Horus and Amon
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Saft el-Henna (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Lower Egypt (region) > Ash Sharqiyah (governorate))
  • Date-1295 / -1069
  • Period20th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,4 cm, Width: 1,1 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusée Art et Histoire / Museum Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows two gods, one of which has the head of a falcon, holding each other by the hand. Above their head, a solar disk and crown with two plums (“shuty”). This identifies them as, respectively, the solar god Horus / Ra-Horachte and Amon. See also E.0479E.