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Scarab
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05358
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1550 / -1069
  • PeriodNew Kingdom (Egypt)
  • MaterialGold (Metal)
    Stone
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,6 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This scarab is much worn. The morphology of the back suggests a date around the New Kingdom. The decoration on the back is barely visible: it seems to consist of a group of interlocking spirals and a drooping lotus stalk.