A very large and exceptional Egyptian Scarab, dating to the New Kingdom, c. 1200-1000 BC.
This scarab is carved in a superiour banded agate stone. The carving and sımethri is excellent. Highly polished to a glasslike degree. Possibly a hearth scarab due to it's impressive size - c. 23 mm. long and massive weighing 6.22 grams. ...click for details
An Egyptian faiance heart scarab, late period dynasty XXVI-XXX, circa 664-525 B.C. Naturalistically detailed with wing case and legs defined, the underside uncarved, pierced with holes for attachment to the mummy.
A fine and rare cylinder seal from the 3rd. dynasty of Ur, dating c. 2047-1940 BC.
The seal is engraved with a presentation scene where a seated god on a throne receives a worshiper accompanied by a minor goddess; the latter leads her protege by the hand. Crescent in the field. Interestingly there's two rows of sharp cuneiform behind ...click for details