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Scarab of Sheshonq V
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06594
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Sheshonq V
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-840 / -715
  • Period25nd dynasty and contemporaries (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,4 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusée Art et Histoire / Museum Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab bears the name of Sheshonk V, “aA-khpr-ra”, in an oval. To the upper right, a falcon, and below a crocodile. The archaizing morphology of the scarab points to a date in the 22nd dynasty.