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Button seal decorated with lions
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02849
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleButton seal decorated with lions
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-2181 / -2055
  • PeriodFirst Intermediate Period (Egypt)
  • MaterialBone (Animal)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,8 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 two lying lions on each side of a horizontal line. The handle seems to represent an animal (the head of a baboon?).