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Scarab with inscription
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05617b
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with inscription
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1295 / -656
  • Period25nd dynasty and contemporaries (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,4 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,6 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 form the inscription “nb imn htp”, which should be read as ‘the lord Amon is satisfied’ rather than ‘the lord Amenhotep’.