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Scarab of prince Ahmose
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05031
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of prince Ahmose
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1550 / -1069
  • PeriodNew Kingdom (Egypt)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 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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The base of this scarab carries the name and title of a prince (“sA nsw i’h-msiw sa mn’ […]”, ‘son of the king, Ahmose, son of the wet nurse […]’.