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Scarab with winged deity
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05397
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with winged deity
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1069 / -900
  • Period22nd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,9 cm, Width: 1,4 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 this scarab shows a winged falcon-headed deity, standing next to a large ostrich feather. The morphology of the scarab is characteristic for the post-Ramessid production of the 21st – early 22nd dynasty.