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Base plate of a scarab of Akhnaton
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06561
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleBase plate of a scarab of Akhnaton
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Amarna (Akhetaton) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Minya (governorate))
  • Date-1352 / -1336
  • PeriodAmenhotep IV (Amenophis IV-Neferkheperoure-Akhenaton) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 cm, Width: 1,1 cm, Depth: 0,4 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Only the base of this scarab has survived and it shows hieroglyphs that form the throne name of Amenhotep IV / Akhenaton: “nfr-khprw-ra wa.n-ra”.