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Fish-shaped seal-amulet
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06213
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleFish-shaped seal-amulet
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1550 / -1069
  • PeriodNew Kingdom (Egypt)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The U-shaped base of this seal amulet in the shape of a fish shows a very stylised representation of the “sA” sign (‘protection’).