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Button seal
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02720
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleButton seal
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-2160 / -2055
  • Period11th dynasty (Egypt > Middle Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this seal amulet is decorated with a cruciform geometric pattern. Similar seals date from the 9th dynasty.