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Scarab with crocodiles
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06633
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with crocodiles
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Lower Egypt (region) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt)
  • Date-1640 / -1500
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,8 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 0,9 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows two crocodiles. Both the engraving style and morphology of the scarab attribute this piece to the Canaanite production contemporary with the 15th dynasty.