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Button seal with human figure
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02813
  • Object nameNecklace
  • TitleButton seal with human figure
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Dayr Rifeh (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Asyut (governorate))
  • Date-2181 / -2025
  • Period9th and 10th dynasty (Egypt > First Intermediate Period)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 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 displays a frontal anthropomorphic figure (or a lizard?), his arms and legs stretched. The seal type as well as the motif point to a date around the 9th dynasty.