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Huge and rare Egyptian Scaraboid with a Hathor Image

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1271055
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This is a very huge and extremly rare Scaraboid with a Hathor Image.
For comparable backs see:
H. R. Hall, Catalogue of Egyptian Scarabs, etc., in the British Museum, No.1286
Loeben/Wiese, Köstlichkeiten aus Kairo, No. 89 See last picture.

Date: Third Intermediate Period, 21./ 22. Dynasty, ca. 1070-746 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 3,8 cm, c. 1.5 inches
Condition: chipped
Provenance: private collection (Buffalo, NY), formed before 1980

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