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Scarab with a wish to Amon-re
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02122
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with a wish to Amon-re
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Kom al-Ahmar (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Aswan (governorate))
  • Date-1550 / -1069
  • PeriodNew Kingdom (Egypt)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
    Faience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,1 cm, Width: 1,5 cm, Depth: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab carries an inscription: ‘Amon-ra is the power of the individual’ (“imn ra khpsh n wa”). The name of the god is represented by a solar bark.