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Wdjat-eye scaraboid
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02129
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleWdjat-eye scaraboid
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: El-Riqqeh (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Fayyum (governorate))
  • Date-1550 / -1295
  • Period18th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,7 cm, Width: 0,6 cm, Depth: 0,4 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this small amulet in the shape of a wdjat eye displays two hieroglyphs: the “nfr” sign (‘good’, ‘beautiful’) and a cobra.