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Seal imprint with inscription
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05643
  • Object nameSeal
  • TitleSeal imprint with inscription
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-664 / -331
  • PeriodLate Period (Egypt)
  • MaterialWax (Unidentified raw material)
    Linnen tarpaulin cloth (Linum sp.) (Processed material > Vegetal > Linen)
  • DimensionsHeight: 3 cm, Width: 2,6 cm, Depth: 2 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
  • Order photographs
Description

This seal imprint in wax shows the god Bes in front view, between two deities whose identity is unknown: we can vaguely identify a god with the head of a jackal (?) and another with the head of a crocodile (?). Below the scene, a Greek inscription mentions the name “Potamoon”.