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Unfinisched scarab
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.03072
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleUnfinisched scarab
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Dateunknown
  • MaterialHematite (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,8 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 1 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The irregular shape of the base and sides of this scarab show that it is actually an unfinished scarab. The material, hematite, was rarely used for the production of scarabs in Egypt.