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Ram-headed scaraboid
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05723.9
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleRam-headed scaraboid
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Sanam (Africa > North Africa > Sudan > Al-Wasta (region) > White Nile (province))
  • Date-747 / -656
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,7 cm, Width: 1,9 cm, Depth: 1,2 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Scarabs with ram’s head are characteristic for the 25th dynasty. The base is decorated with cobras and “ankh” signs of life.