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Crocodile-shaped scaraboid
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04932
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleCrocodile-shaped scaraboid
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-664 / -332
  • PeriodLate Period (Egypt)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,2 cm, Width: 0,9 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 seal amulet in the shape of a crocodile carries two hieroglyphs: the royal cobra and the life sign “ankh”.