Egyptian Tan Steatite Incised Scarab

 

15438. Egyptian Tan Steatite Incised Scarab

Hyksos Kingdom, XV Dynasty, Ca. 1675 to 1560 BC.

Naturalistic top; base inscribed with magical protective symbols, double nefer and scarab beetle. Pierced for suspension.

Size 3-/4 in L. 19 x 14 mm.

Provenance: Ex Secret Eyes Gallery New York 1970's-1980's.
Condition wear.
Compare, Petrie’s Historical Scarabs, 1889 and The Scarab; A Reflection of Ancient Egypt by Daphna Ben-Tor, The Israel Museum 1983, for the type.

Original Price: $345

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