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Scarab of Khauserre
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05023
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Khauserre
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1650 / -1550
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,1 cm, Width: 1,5 cm, Depth: 0,9 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This scarab carries the name of one of the Hyksos kings (15th dynasty). Above is the royal title “ntjr nfr”, ‘the perfect god’ and below the epithet “di ankh”, ‘given life’. In the side columns we see protective signs.