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Scarab of Ramesses III
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05614
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Ramesses III
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1184 / -1153
  • PeriodRamses III (Usermaatre-Meriamon) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 20th dynasty)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 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 of Ramses III, “wsr-maAt-ra mry imn”. To the left sits a king on his throne, holding a “HqA” sceptre in his hand.