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Scarab of Pedubastis II
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05032
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Pedubastis II
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-747 / -656
  • PeriodPedubastis I (Usermaatre-Setepenamon) (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period > 23rd dynasty)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1,1 cm, Depth: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows the name “sHtp-ib-re”, which is not only used by Amenemhet I (12th dynasty), but also by one of the vassal kings of the 25th dynasty, Pedubastis II. The morphology of the scarab confirms the attribution to the latter (8th-7th dynasty).