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Heart scarab

The scarab is well modeled, with striated wing cases. The base is uninscribed.

Provenance

Beseriani Collection, Naples; Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); Horace L. Mayer Collection, by 1956; gift of Horace L. Mayer, 1956.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Accession Number

56.1258

Medium or Technique

Dark stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids