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Scarab with of row of uraei
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04579f
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with of row of uraei
  • 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-1295 / -1069
  • Period20th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,8 cm, Width: 1,4 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows a row of cobras, each one crowned with the “shuty”-crown. Such compositions were very popular during the Ramessid Period.