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Scarab of Hatchepsut
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05369
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Hatchepsut
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1473 / -1458
  • PeriodHatsjepsoet-Maatkare (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialStone
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,3 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The hieroglyphs on the base of this scarab (the seated goddess Maat, the solar disk “ra” and the arms “kA”) form the throne name of queen Hatshepsut (18th dynasty), “maat-kA-ra”.