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Scarab of 'Iiy
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02704
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of 'Iiy
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-1773 / -1650
  • Period13th dynasty (Egypt > Middle Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2 cm, Width: 1,5 cm, Depth: 0,9 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This scarab carries the name of liy, with his official title: ‘seal-bearer of the king, overseer of the treasurers (“sdjAwty bity imy-r sdjAwtyw sdjm tp iiy”).