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A Rare Egyptian Scarab for Queen Ankhesenamun, Wife of Tutankhamun

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This is a very rare scarab for queen Ankhesenamun,
wife of Tutankhamun and
daughter of Akhenaten 
and Nefertiti, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1348 - 1322B.C.

Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1570 - 1293 B.C.
Material: Faience
Size: ca. 1,3 cm; c. 0.51 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: private French collection, prior Israeli collection, formed before 1980

For comparable ones see:

-Petrie, "Scarabs and Cylinders with names", plate XXXVII, no. 32 and 34

-Petrie, "Historical Scarabs", page 44

-George Fraser, "A catalogue of the scarabs belonging to G. Fraser", page 35, no. 280 and 281

-Peter Schneider, Scarabs - A private collection", page 48

The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.