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Rectangular domed plaque with pharaoh triumphant
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06335
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleRectangular domed plaque with pharaoh triumphant
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1295 / -1069
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,6 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,6 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This type of seal amulet was popular during the Ramessid Period. The back is decorated with a cobra between two ostrich feathers, the borders above and below are decorated with hatching. The base displays a scene with a pharaoh triumphant, wearing the Blue Crown, defeating a vanquished enemy. Behind the king, the hieroglyph “nfr” (‘perfect’).