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Scarab with ibex
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06630
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with ibex
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Lower Egypt (region) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt)
  • Date-1640 / -1500
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,2 cm, Width: 0,8 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 scarab shows an ibex, marching to the right. The motif, engraving and morphology of the scarab point to a Canaanite production, contemporary with the 15th dynasty.