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Udjat-shaped scaraboid bearing the name of Amon-re
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06217
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleUdjat-shaped scaraboid bearing the name of Amon-re
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1550 / -1069
  • Period20th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,3 cm, Width: 1 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The back of this seal amulet represents the eye of Horus, “wDAt”. The base shows hieroglyphs that form the name Amun Ra, next to a lotus bud. This design is characteristic for the New Kingdom.