A good-sized Egyptian steatite scarab beetle amulet with incised features such as clypeus, prothorax and elytra marked by single lines. The reverse features a depiction of the god Amun-Ra. He is depicted seated, holding a was-sceptre and wearing the typical double-plumed headdress. Above the was-sceptre is an ankh symbol, another of Amun’s defining attributes. The scarab has been pierced longitudinally for suspension.
Date: Circa 1550 – 1070 BC
Period: New Kingdom Period