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Egyptian Scarab Scrolls and Inscription, 1630-1522 BC

Egyptian Scarab Scrolls and Inscription, 1630-1522 BC

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1230677
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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$ 240

Second Intermediate Period scarab with the motif of the three-stem papyrus on top. Scrolls ending in buds separate from the lower area which is carved with a Djed-pilar flanked by ankh-signs and protecting cobras.
Smooth back with two lateral notches to suggest the pronotum. The legs are low, smooth and mid-deep.
Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, 15th/16th Dynasty, 1630-1522 BC
L. 2 cm (0.8 in)
W. 1.4 cm (0.6 in)
H. 0.8 cm (0.3 in)
Fine condition. Tiny chip out of the base. Remains of glaze in places.
Private collection Suisse Romande, since the 1960s. Thence Swiss art market (data to the buyer).

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