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Scarab with Montu
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06247a
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with Montu
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1550 / -1186
  • Period19th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,7 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows the hieroglyph “nfr” and the falcon head of the god Montu above the “nb” basket. Scarabs with this composition date form the 18th-19th dynasty.