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Square plaque
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02724
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleSquare plaque
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-2160 / -2055
  • PeriodFirst Intermediate Period (Egypt)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,2 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this seal amulet shows a cruciform geometric decoration. Similar seals date to the 9th dynasty.