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Scarab of Mentuhotep
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05025
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Mentuhotep
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery: Unknown
    Place of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1850 / -1650
  • Period13th dynasty (Egypt > Middle Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,2 cm, Width: 1,6 cm, Depth: 1 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab bears the name and titles of Mentuhotep: “wartw n Tt HqA mntw-Htp sA sbk-Htp wartw n Tt Hqa”, ‘Mentuhotep, supervisor of the table of the king, son of Sobekhotep, supervisor of the table of the king’.