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Egyptian Inscribed Scarab Woman Ancient Art & Antiquities

Egyptian Inscribed Scarab Woman Ancient Art & Antiquities
Egyptian Inscribed Scarab Woman Ancient Art & Antiquities

Egyptian Inscribed Scarab Woman Ancient Art & Antiquities    Egyptian Inscribed Scarab Woman Ancient Art & Antiquities

An ancient Egyptian steatite scarab inscribed with an image of the bust of a woman. The ancient Egyptians believed the Scarabeus Beetle was able to spontaneously regenerate itself from cow dung, which these beetles can be observed rolling into small balls and burying. Consequently the scarab came to symbolize a spontaneous continuation of the life cycle.

These finely carved amulets were worn in life and in necklaces around the mummy. Often the bases were inscribed with symbols or "words of power, " intended to magically invigorate the wearer. Formerly in an Israeli private collection. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED. HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK.

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  • Material: Steatite
  • Provenance: Ownership History Available


Egyptian Inscribed Scarab Woman Ancient Art & Antiquities    Egyptian Inscribed Scarab Woman Ancient Art & Antiquities