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Rectangular paque with the name of Amun-re
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05701.7
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleRectangular paque with the name of Amun-re
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Sanam (Africa > North Africa > Sudan > Al-Wasta (region) > White Nile (province))
  • Date-747 / -525
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 3,3 cm, Width: 2,9 cm, Depth: 0,9 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This rectangular plaque is decorated on both sides. One side shows a lying sphinx with ram’s head. He has a solar disk above his head and represents the solar god Amon. On his paws stands a cobra and above his back a few leaves. The other side has an inscription dedicated to Amon-ra (“nb imn r’ rs”, ‘Amon-ra watches (over me)’), with the solar bark on top.