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Fragment of scaraboid
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05713.18
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleFragment of scaraboid
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Sanam (Africa > North Africa > Sudan > Al-Wasta (region) > White Nile (province))
  • Date-747 / -525
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics (techniques) > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,6 cm, Width: 3,9 cm, Depth: 1,3 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This oval seal amulet is decorated on both sides, but only half is preserved. The back shows a winged cobra and the base has a cruciform pattern of two lotus flowers on each side of a central circle.