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Button seal decorated with duck
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.02901
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleButton seal decorated with duck
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-2181 / -2025
  • Period9th and 10th dynasty (Egypt > First Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • 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 shows a duck taking off. Similar seals date from the 7th-9th dynasties.