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Fish scaraboid with the name of Amon
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.04938
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleFish scaraboid with the name of Amon
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1550 / -1069
  • PeriodNew Kingdom (Egypt)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,2 cm, Width: 0,8 cm, Depth: 0,4 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 fish carries the name of Amon and the basket “nb”, ‘lord’. This type of seal amulet was popular during the 18th-20th dynasties.