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Cowroid with "Hs"-vase
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05788.22
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleCowroid with "Hs"-vase
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: El-Riqqeh (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Fayyum (governorate))
  • Date-1550 / -1295
  • Period17th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1 cm, Width: 0,9 cm, Depth: 0,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Description
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The base of this seal amulet in the shape of a kauri shell shows a hieroglyph of the vase “Hs” between two “nb” baskets.