An Egyptian Glazed Steatite Scarab for Re, New Kingdom, ca. 1550 - 1069 BCE
The underside of this steatite finely incised with the text “Nefer-maat-re” (Re is beautiful of truth”). Pierced vertically for attachment.
Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall with traces of original green glaze remaining.
Dimensions: Length: 1.2 cm (0.47 inches)
Provenance: Private Maryland collection of a diplomat, acquired while serving in Egypt between 1949 and 1956, and then by descent.
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