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Scarab with Sakhmet
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05395
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with Sakhmet
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-747 / -525
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,9 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of tis scarab shows the lion goddess Sekhmet holding a papyrus stalk in her hand. Behind her is a vertical line and below the hieroglyph “nb”.