Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Birdwatcher discovers ancient Egyptian scarab seal at Tel Dor - Daniel Siryoti and Israel Hayom Staff



by Daniel Siryoti and Israel Hayom Staff

"The scarab must have belonged to a very senior figure in the kingdom; owner of seal filled a similar position to that held by Joseph in Egypt," says archaeology Professor Ayelet Gilboa • Seal engraved with name, owner's position and ankh symbols.


The rare stone scarab seal discovered at Tel Dor, dated to the
13th Pharaonic Dynasty - Photo credit: Tel Dor expedition

The backside of the stone scarab seal
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Photo credit: Tel Dor expedition



Daniel Siryoti and Israel Hayom Staff

Source: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=33321

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