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Scarab with sign of life
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04579a
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with sign of life
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Saft el-Henna (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Lower Egypt (region) > Ash Sharqiyah (governorate))
  • Date-664 / -525 (uncertain)
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,8 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 0,9 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows the sign of life (“ankh”) surrounded by circles.