Egyptian Hyksos Period Steatite Scarab with Male Figure

GBP 270.00

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Object Description

A very fine Ancient Egyptian steatite scarab from the Hyksos period, with incised features such as clypeus, prothorax and elytra marked by single lines. The reverse is detailed with a male figure, facing right, wearing a toga-like garment, with a selction of defined hieroglyphs in front of him including the ankh and Uraeus. The scarab has been pierced longitudinally for suspension.

Date: Circa 1650–1550 BC
Period: Hkysos Period, 15th Dynasty

Object History

From the Gustave Mustaki collection, a collector of antiquities who amassed a large collection in Alexandria (Egypt).

Object Literature

For a similar item, The Metropolitan Museum, item number 56.152.1

Object Condition

Very fine condition.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1.3 x H:1.9 centimeters

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

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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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