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Scarab
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05701.3
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Sanam (Africa > North Africa > Sudan > Al-Wasta (region) > White Nile (province))
  • Date-945 / -525
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,8 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab bears the following hieroglyphs: the “wdjAt” eye between two “nfr” signs and the sign for gold “nbw”. Both the composition and morphology of the scarab are reminiscent of models from the Middle Kingdom – Second Intermediate Period.