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Frog bearing the name Bastet
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06529a
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleFrog bearing the name Bastet
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-945 / -525
  • PeriodSait Period (Egypt > Late Period)
  • TechniqueFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,2 cm, Width: 1,1 cm, Depth: 0,9 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Description
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The base of this seal amulet in the shape of a frog is only partially conserved: recognisable are the vase “bAs”, symbol of the cat goddess Bastet, and a long papyrus stalk in the middle of the composition.