A very well engraved Egyptian steatite scarab, dating 2nd Intermediate period, 1750-1570 BC. Nice steatite scarab. Engraved with an attractive "cord" design and also engraved on the back as well. Very rare!
An exceptional large pottery mould for an Ankh Symbol, dating to New Kingdom 1550-1070 BC.
The pottery mould was used for making faiance amulets with the ankh symbol. The ankh also known as key of life, the key of the Nile or crux ansata (Latin meaning "cross with a handle"), was the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic character that ...click for details
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