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Cowroid with floral design
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06248
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleCowroid with floral design
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery: Unknown
    Place of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1550 / -1295
  • Period19th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialEgyptian bleu (Processed material > Synthetic > Synthetic pigment)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,6 cm, Width: 1,1 cm, Depth: 0,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this seal amulet in the shape of a kauri shell shows a cruciform flower motif consisting of flower petals and spirals around a circle. Similar motifs date from the New Kingdom, in particular the 18th dynasty.