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Scarab
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.07140
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1700 / -1640
  • Period15th dynasty (Egypt > Second Intermediate Period)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,9 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,8 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows hieroglyphs in two registers: above, the papyrus stalk “wadj” between two “swt” plants. The lower part is decorated with a continuous loop. Canaanite production.