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Scarab with the name of Amon-re
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04796b
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with the name of Amon-re
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: El-Riqqeh (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Fayyum (governorate))
  • Date-1550 / -1295
  • Period18th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,3 cm, Width: 0,9 cm, Depth: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This scarab has hieroglyphs on its base which form the name Amon Ra, and a long stalk with lotus bud. Parallels date from the New Kingdom.