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Bracelet with scarabs, scaraboids and amulets
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05794.3
  • Object nameBracelet (jewelry)
  • TitleBracelet with scarabs, scaraboids and amulets
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Gurob (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Fayyum (governorate))
  • Date-1550 / -1186
  • Period19th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialRock crystal (Stone > Quartz)
    Faience (earthenware) (Ceramics (techniques) > Categories)
    Granite (Stone)
    Jasper (Stone > Quartz > Chalcedony (mineral))
    Carnelian (Stone > Quartz > Chalcedony (mineral))
  • DimensionsHeight: 12,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This group of 16 small amulets and seal amulets was found in a grave in Gurob. It consists of five scarabs without inscription, three scarabs with the name of Amun Ra, four in the shape of recumbent animals, two fish-scaraboids and two wdjat-eyes. The materials are very diverse: cornelian, red jasper, steatite, faience, granite and rock crystal. The archaeological context and the shape of the seals and amulets date from the New Kingdom, more specifically the 18th-19th dynasty.