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Scarab with inscription "rdi re"
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02712
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with inscription "rdi re"
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-1850 / -1650
  • Period13th dynasty (Egypt > Middle Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,6 cm, Width: 0,4 cm, Depth: 0,3 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Vertical composition with inscription: the arm “di”, the mouth “r” and solar disk “ra”. These hieroglyphs form the formula “rdi(t) ra” (‘given by Ra’), characteristic for scarabs from the late Middle Kingdom (second half XIIth-XIIIth dynasty).