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Falcon-shaped seal-amulet
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.03038
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleFalcon-shaped seal-amulet
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1650 / -1500
  • PeriodSecond Intermediate Period (Egypt)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,1 cm, Width: 0,7 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 in the shape of a seated falcon is engraved with hieroglyphs: two arms (“a”) between “nb” baskets.