A CANAANITE STEATITE SCARAB WITH ORIGINAL BRONZE RING

A CANAANITE STEATITE SCARAB WITH ORIGINAL BRONZE RING


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1314219

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Second Intermediate Period; 15th -17th Dynasty, (c. 1600-1500 BCE)

In the form of a scarab beetle on the obverse with an inscribed reverse depicting a falcon headed figure holding a ureaus by its tail in each hand. Originally this scarab was worn as a ring and was believed to have amuletic qualities. The bronze ring is included with this piece, as found.

Dimensions: 18 x 14 mm

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Bibliography:

Daphna Ben-Tor, “The Scarab: A Reflection of Ancient Egypt” (Jerusalem:1993) pg. 28-33, fig. 42-45.