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Cowroid displaying spirals
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02723
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleCowroid displaying spirals
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-1550 / -1295 (uncertain)
  • Period18th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 0,9 cm, Depth: 0,4 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this seal amulet in the shape of a kauri shell shows two spirals, hooked to each other. On each side there are small “nb” hieroglyphs.