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Oval plaque of Tutmosis III
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02716
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleOval plaque of Tutmosis III
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-1479 / -1425
  • PeriodThutmosis III (Menkheperre) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,4 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This oval seal amulet is engraved on both sides. Side A shows a cruciform motif composed of flower leafs and cobras. Side B bears the throne name of Thutmosis III, Menkheperra.