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.
Size: ca. 1,3 cm; c. 0.51 inches
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.