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Scarab with inscription
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06420
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with inscription
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery: Tell Heou (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Qina (governorate))
    Place of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1069 / -715 (uncertain)
  • Period22nd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics (techniques) > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,6 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab from Tell Heou/Diospolis Parva shows multiple hieroglyphs: the dung beetle “kheper” and the arms “KA” below the sign “mn” and placed between two “nb” baskets.