An Egyptian Faience Double Fish Scaraboid, New Kingdom, ca. 1550 - 1069 BCE
An unusual rectangular shaped scaraboid in deep green-glazed faience, the top depicts two mirrored fish in raised relief, the base is uninscribed. The plaque is pierced diagonally with a narrow cylindrical hole for attachment.
Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall.
Dimensions: Height: 1.2 cm (0.47 inch)
Provenance: Private Maryland collection of a diplomat, acquired while serving in Egypt between 1949 and 1956, and then by descent.
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