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Scarab with liggende sphinx
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06233
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with liggende sphinx
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1640 / -1500
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,7 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base shows a human-headed sphinx, lying underneath a branch and behind the Heqa sceptre. Canaanite production (ca. 1640-1500).