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Seal-amulet decorated with monkeys and palm tree
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.03069
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleSeal-amulet decorated with monkeys and palm tree
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1186 / -715
  • Period22nd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialStone
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 1,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This small object in freestone has the shape of a half cylindrical globe (‘bell’) with a hole for suspension. On the base, four monkeys shake a date tree.