Ancient Phoenician Bronze Pendant with Scarab

GBP 495.00

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Object Description

A finely modelled Ancient Phoenician cast bronze pendant, holding a steatite scarab. The thick bronze wire forms a suspension loop at the top and is modelled around the scarab, framing it. The scarab features a variation of an “anra” column, flanked by two crowned Uraei and Horus falcons. Anra scarabs are identified by a sequence of hieroglyphs which always includes the letters n and r in the inscription. This type of pendant is Phoenician in origin and was widely distributed throughout the Ancient Mediterranean world.

Date: Circa 700-400 BC

Object History

German private collection of C.M., prior private French (Paris) collection, formed in the 1960s-70s.

Object Condition

Very fine, suitable for modern wear with care.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:2.7 x centimeters

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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