Canaanite Scarab Production of the Hyksos Period
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pre AD 1000: item # 661900
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|Fine Ancient Steatite, Scarab very representative of the Canaanite production of the Hyksos Period : it shows various hieroglyphs. selected for their protective meaning (nefer-sign, oudjat-sign, shen-sign, crown of Lower Egypt) and their are disposed on a symmetric way. On the top, under the two "angle" sign you can read the beginning of the a-n-r formula, which is most probably connection with the worship of the god Re. 1720-1570 BCE. Very Good Condition. Hyksos :"Rulers of Foreign Lands,".|