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Scarab of Ahmose (?)
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05790.4
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Ahmose (?)
  • 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 / -1460
  • Period18th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialStone
  • 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 displays two hieroglyphs: the crescent “iaH” (?) and the sign “ms”. This inscription probably forms the name Ahmose (early 18th dynasty).