Egyptian Mottled Hardstone Scarab with Ankh Sign

GBP 300.00

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Object Description

A mottled hardstone Egyptian scarab with an incised hieroglyph to the reverse. The obverse features a moulded clypeus and head, with the detailing worn due to age. Carved on the reverse is a crude ankh sign enclosed by an incised line along the edge. The scarab is pierced longitudinally for suspension.

Date: 1550-1070 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period

Object History

Acquired 1980s-1990s. Private collection of H.N., Milton Keynes, Berkshire, UK.

Object Condition

Fine condition. Hieroglyph and anatomical features partly worn due to age. Hairline crack to the obverse. Minor chip to the reverse.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:1.4 x H:1.0 x D:2.0 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

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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