This is a nice ancient Egyptian green glazed steatite scarab.
The scarab is inscribed with an ankh flanked by two maat feathers,
above a sun disk with two uraei and beneath a neb sign.
These hieroglyphs could be read as a cryptogram for the god Amun Ra.
For comparable see:
- BODO, Bibel+Orient Datenbank Online, 13857
Date: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 25th Dynasty, ca. 747 - 656 B.C.
Material: glazed steatite
Size: ca. 1,9 cm
Provenance: private collection USA (New York), bought in the 1950s
The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity
- Ancient Egyptian
- Scarab with an Ankh
- Century/ Timeframe
- Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 25th Dynasty, ca. 747 - 656 B.C.
- Good Condition, See Photo