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Scarab with falcon-headed figure and crocodile
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06643
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab with falcon-headed figure and crocodile
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1640 / -1500
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,1 cm, Width: 1,5 cm, Depth: 1 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 composition with, from right to left, a crocodile, falcon headed figure, with an uraeus at his feet, holding a lotus flower and a dung beetle. Canaanite production.