An Egyptian Red Glazed Steatite Scarab, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE
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Naturalistically rendered, the scarab features a superbly carved head, eyes, clypeus plate, pro-thorax, wing cases, with double incised line border; the legs at the sides are all anatomical articulated with fine attention to detail. Underneath the legs are folded into a raised outline border that separated the base into two sections.
Dimensions: Length: 2.3 cm (0.90 inches)
Condition: Intact and in good condition overall.
Provenance: John Winnie private collection, Georgia, assembled in the 1980s, thereafter private NY collection.