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Monkey scaraboid with the name of Amon-re
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04934
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleMonkey scaraboid with the name of Amon-re
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1295 / -1069
  • Period20th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,3 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scaraboid in the shape of a monkey or baboon displays hieroglyphs that form the name of Amon Ra. The name is placed between two “nb” baskets, ‘lord’. Such seal amulets were very popular during the Ramessid Period.