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Scarab of Amenhotep I
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04864
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Amenhotep I
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1525 / -1504
  • PeriodAmenhotep I (Amenophis I-Djeserkare) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,4 cm, Width: 1,1 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Scarabs with the name Amenhotep on which the hieroglyphs “i” and “Htp” touch each other seem to date from the reign of Amenhotep I. The morphology of the scarab also points to a date in the early 18th dynasty.