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Scarab with horse
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06634
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with horse
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Lower Egypt (region) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt)
  • Date-945 / -715
  • Period22nd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows a horse marching to the right, towards a “nfr” hieroglyph. Above its back is an oval shape. Both scarabs with similar design and the morphology of the scarab point to a date in the 22nd dynasty.