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Rectangular plaque with enthroned figure bearing the name of Amun
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06328
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleRectangular plaque with enthroned figure bearing the name of Amun
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1069 / -900
  • Period22nd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2 cm, Width: 1,5 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This rectangular seal amulet is decorated on two sides. Side A shows a recumbent animal, probably a ram, next to the name of Amun. Side B shows a figure approaching an enthroned figure (a king) holding a sceptre in his hand. The style and similar seals point to a dating around the 21st dynasty.