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Scarab with horse
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06547
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with horse
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1295 / -715
  • Period23rd dynasty (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,9 cm, Width: 2,3 cm, Depth: 1,3 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this large scarab shows a depiction of a horse, accompanied by the hieroglyphs “ntjr” and “nfr” that form the royal epithet ‘the good god’.