An Egyptian Quartzite Scarab, Middle Kingdom, ca 1981 - 1802 BCE
Carved from opaque quartz, with suture and pronotum lines on the back, the base uninscribed, pierced vertically for attachment.
Dimensions: Length: 5/8 inch (1.5 cm)
Condition: Overall intact and in very good condition.
Provenance: Private Maryland collection of a diplomat, acquired while serving in Egypt between 1949 and 1956, and then by descent.
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