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Ancient Egyptian Steatite Rare Scarab Bead with Hieroglyphs - 1.5×0.8×0.4 mm - (1)

Lot reference 30991107
Ancient Egyptian Steatite Rare Scarab Bead with Hieroglyphs - 1.5×0.8×0.4 mm - (1)

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$88 Bidder 4999
02-12-2019 08:06:11
$3 Bidder 4999
01-12-2019 12:22:23

2nd intermediate period 1782 B.C - 1570 B.C. - Egypt

Culture: Ancient Egyptian
Material: Steatite
Number of objects: 1
Object: Rare Scarab Bead with Hieroglyphs
Dimensions: 1.5×0.8×0.4 mm
Century/ Timeframe: 2nd intermediate period 1782 B.C - 1570 B.C.
Origin: Egypt
Condition: Good Condition, See Photo

Ancient Egyptian scarab beetle with hieroglyphic text. Professionally cleaned and polished to show original details.
Material: steatite
Condition: Very Fine / Intact / see photos
Date: 2nd intermediate period, c. 1782 B.C - 1570 B.C.
Size: 15mm; 1.3grams

Provenance: The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
Obtained from Pax Romana before that: an old British collection, acquired from a London collector. collected between 1960 and 1980

The scarab beetle was a significant god in ancient Egypt, representing the God of the Sun, Khepri, who it was believed rolled the ball of the sun through the heavens during the day, and through the caverns of the underworld during the nighttime. One of the most popular amuletic charms in ancient Egypt, the upper surface is finely carved with the details of the beetle, whilst the underside has been inscribed with the figure of a Walking Antelope. The symbolic use of this animal is intended to offer the wearer protection from harm when venturing into the Eastern and Western Deserts of Egypt (Antelope).

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