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Mould for an amulet in the shape of a double cartouche
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.01670
  • Object nameMould
  • TitleMould for an amulet in the shape of a double cartouche
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Amarna (Akhetaton) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Minya (governorate))
  • Date-1352 / -1336
  • Period18th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialCeramics (Earth > Clay)
  • DimensionsHeight: 3,9 cm, Width: 3,2 cm, Depth: 1,4 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This mould in baked clay was used to produce large amounts of amulets in the shape of double cartouches in the name of Achnaton. They carry the throne name of the king, “nfr-cheperu-re” and his birth name “ach-n-itn”.