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Egyptian Scarab Amulet - Goodness, Beauty & Stability

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Egyptian Scarab Amulet - Goodness, Beauty & Stability
Egyptian White Steatite Scarab Seal 2000 - 1800 BC The scarab is of typical Egyptian style, a simplified beetle with two horizontal incisions representing the legs, pierced lengthwise for suspension. The base of the scarab is an intricately carved protection and provinence amulet depictingthe sign for goodness and beauty alongside the sign for stability. Both signs are surrounded by a lovely geometric coiled cord pattern. Reference "The Scarab, A reflection of Ancient Egypt" The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (see page 32, Signs and Symbols on Geometric Pattern Scarabs). A masterwork of ancient miniture sculptural art. The scarab is intact and in fantastic condition Size: 15mm x 12mm

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