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Scarab with crocodiles and lotus flowers
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06226
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with crocodiles and lotus flowers
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1850 / -1650
  • Period13th dynasty (Egypt > Middle Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,9 cm, Width: 2 cm, Depth: 1,2 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows two crocodiles between two lotus flowers. The scene is surorunded by a rope.