Stamp seal

Stamp seal in the shape of a scarab, showing a pair of winged female deities protecting the god Osiris, 6th to 5th century B.C.E. Green jasper, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Stamp seal in the shape of a scarab, 6th to 5th century B.C.E.

Gods or goddesses; powerful supernatural figures worshipped by humans.

An inscribed object in the shape of a beetle, popular in ancient Egypt. Scarabs often contained the owner's signet, in hieroglyphics, on the underside.

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