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Scaraboid with winged sphinx
    • CollectionEgypt
    • Research projectsGlypcol
    • Inventory numberE.05613
    • Object nameStamp seal
    • TitleScaraboid with winged sphinx
    • CulturePhoenician
    • GeographyPlace of production:EgyptGeographical Reference > Africa > North Africa
    • Date1200 BC - 330 BC
    • PeriodPhoenician(Near East and Iran > Iron Age (Near East and Iran))
    • MaterialJasperMaterial > Stone > Quartz > Chalcedony (mineral)
    • DimensionsHeight: 1,7 cm, Width: 1,4 cm, Depth: 0,7 cm
    • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire/Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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    The base is decorated with a winged sphinx with the head of a falcon, wearing the pschent, the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. A reversed “nfr” hieroglyph is visible. Below, five pomegranates and vertical incisions, imitating the “nb” symbol.