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Cowroid with the name of Amon-re
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05359
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleCowroid with the name of Amon-re
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1550 / -1069
  • PeriodNew Kingdom (Egypt)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1,1 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 seal amulet in the shape of a kauri shell bears the name of Amon Ra, with a lotus bud. The back is decorated with hatched bands. This cowroid dates from the New Kingdom.