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Nice Ancient Egyptian Scarab with Lion and Sun-Disk

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1335880
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This is a really nice and fine scarab inscribed with a lion and sun-disk.
W.M. Flinders Petrie attributed the scarab to the Pharao Psamtik I,

- W. M. Flinders Petrie, Scarabs and Cylinders with names,; Plate LV, 5 and 6 (see last picture)
for the internet data bank of the Petrie Museum see: UC14706, UC14709

Date: Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 650 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 1,2 cm; c. 0.47 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: Estate of J.G., bought 1973 in Cairo; name will given to the new owner