Ancient Egyptian Middle Kingdom Green Hard-Stone Scarab
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Stone: Pre AD 1000: Item # 424688
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Patrick B.M. van Kooten
British Columbia, Canada
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STOCK #: AE050611-09RS
CULTURE: Ancient Egyptian
DATE: c. Middle Kingdom 2030-1640 B.C.
MATERIAL(S): Feldspar (green)
DIMENSIONS: 0.516”(13.13 mm) long
CONDITION: Intact and Choice.
COMMENTS: This lovely Middle Kingdom Ancient Egyptian Scarab is made from green feldspar. According to Flinders-Petrie, Scarabs and Cylinders, page 8, "Feldspar was usually green, and it's source is as yet unknown. It was used in the XI, XII, XVIIIth, XXVIth (Dynasties)." A quality example at an affordable price.
PROVENANCE: From a well-establish American collection.
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