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Scarab with two falcon-headed deities and tree
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06638
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with two falcon-headed deities and tree
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Lower Egypt (region) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt)
  • Date-1295 / -1069
  • Period20th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,5 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 two falcon headed figures (Horus) on each side of a tall papyrus flower. The morphology of the scarab confirms the Ramessid dating suggested by this composition.