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Ancient Egyptian Scarab

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1347352
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This is a very interesting scarab. The scarab is probably commemorative from the
Late Period for Menes (Narmer), the founder of the 1st Dynasty and accordingly
the 1st Pharaoh of a unified Egypt.

for comparable see (last picture):
- W. M. Flinders Petrie, Scarabs and Cylinders with names,; Plate VIII, 1.1.1 and 1.1.2

Date: Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 500 B.C.
Material: glazed steatite
Size: ca. 1,2 cm; c. 0.47 inches
Condition: intact
Provenance: Estate of J.G., bought 1973 in Cairo; name will given to the new owner

The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.