Rare Egyptian Scarab with Bull and Cartouche
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Stone: Pre AD 1000: item # 680445
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|Egypt's New Kingdom - 18th Dynasty ,THUTMOSIS III ( MENKHEPERRA ) c 1479 - 1425 BC. This magnificent scarab incised with a bull and the cartouche of Men-kheper-re above. since the beginning of the Egyptian civilization, the king likes to identify himself with strong animals like bulls and lions. Dimensions: 19 mm x 14 mm. Very Good Condition. Found in Israel. Price including: Certificate of Authenticity, Shipping “one week delivery, door to door, and Export approval from Israel Antiquities Authority . Questions??… Ask Sami: Toll Free No: 1-866-420-4833.from U.S.A. to Jerusalem. . Beetle Scarab: Synonymous with the Sun and the Sun God (Atum then Ra), the scarab (a translation of Khephri) beetle was thought to have been born from a ball of dung, without recourse to the sexual process. The scarab pushed the sun through the night in a ball of dung. Also depicted as a beetle headed man, Khephri was strongly associated with good luck and magical power, being the creator "He who becomes" (the other translation of the word Khephri). A good force to work with during difficult times ("the dark night of the soul") to change the direction of events.|