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Duck-shaped seal-amulet bearing the name of Shabaka
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02491
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleDuck-shaped seal-amulet bearing the name of Shabaka
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-716 / -702
  • PeriodShabaka (Neferkare) (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period > 25nd dynasty and contemporaries)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,7 cm, Width: 1,7 cm, Depth: 1,4 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this seal amulet carries the name of Shabaka (25th dynasty), “nfr-kA-ra” and is flanked on top by two hieroglyphs, “di” and “ankh”, ‘given life’.