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Scarab
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06593
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-747 / -525 (uncertain)
  • Period25nd dynasty and contemporaries (Egypt > Third Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialFaience (earthenware) (Ceramics > Categories)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,4 cm, Width: 1,1 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows a large flower and a recumbent human-headed sphinx, crowned with the Red Crown of Lower Egypt.