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Udjat-eye bearing the name of Thutmosis III
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Inventory numberE.02032
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleUdjat-eye bearing the name of Thutmosis III
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-1550 / -1295
  • Period18th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,9 cm, Width: 0,5 cm, Depth: 0,2 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This small seal amulet in the shape of the Eye of Horus carries the throne name of Thutmosis III, Menkheperre, on its base. This specific type of ‘wdjat’ eye is characteristic for the 18th dynasty.