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Scarab with the name of Khonsu
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05704.9a
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with the name of Khonsu
  • 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)
  • MaterialLapis Lazuli (Stone)
  • 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 base of this scarab shows the following hieroglyphs, from left to right: the sceptre “wAs”, the circle (“ch”), the line “n” and the plant “swt”. The inscription reads: “chnsw wAs”, ‘Chonsu is powerful’. Also E.5704/5.