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Scarab
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04405e
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Abydos (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate))
  • Date-1985 / -1500
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 0,8 cm, Width: 0,5 cm, Depth: 0,3 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this very small scarab carries the hieroglyph “sA” (‘protection’) between two vertical strokes.