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Hedgehog seal-amulet
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02854
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleHedgehog seal-amulet
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-664 / -332 (uncertain)
  • PeriodLate Period (Egypt)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 3,3 cm, Width: 2,2 cm, Depth: 2,2 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This seal amulet represents a hedgehog, placed on a plate. The base displays a hippopotamus near papyrus stalks.