Egyptian Scaraboid Amulet to Bastet and Hathor

GBP 275.00

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Object Description

An Egyptian turquoise glazed steatite scaraboid decorated to the reverse. A stylised face with a feathered headdress is inscribed to the centre, in the form of a Hathor sistrum. On either side sits a reclining cat, head turned inwards towards the sistrum and centre of the scaraboid. The piece is pierced longitudinally for suspension.

Date: Circa 1550 – 1069 BC
Period: New Kingdom

Object History

Ex private London based collection, AH, formerly in English family collections acquired from the 1920s – 1990s.

Object Condition

Excellent. Very clear and precise hieroglyphs

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:1.8 x H:0.8 centimeters

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St James's Ancient Art
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