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Oval plaque with the god Amun
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05375
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleOval plaque with the god Amun
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-945 / -525
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,2 cm, Width: 0,9 cm, Depth: 0,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this oval seal amulet (scaraboid?) shows a figure with the “shwty” crown (composed of two long feathers) with the “wAs”-sceptre in the left hand. Above is the solar disk of Ra, to the right the hieroglyph “nfr” (‘good, beautiful’) and below the basket “nb” (‘lord’).