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Scarab
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02372
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1295 / 715
  • Period23rd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,9 cm, Width: 1,4 cm, Depth: 0,9 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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A kneeling king raises his hands in worship towards an obelisk, symbol of the sun god Amon. Above, a hieroglyph “nfr” (‘good’, ‘beautiful’). This composition can be interpreted as “iAi imn nb(i) nfr”, ‘worshipping my perfect lord, Amon’.