A good luck Egyptian Steatite Scarab, Late Period, ca. 664 - 332 BCE
The underside of the steatite scarab shows an ankh hieroglyph in the middle meaning “life,” flanked by two feathers signifying “truth” and two nefer signs meaning “good” or “perfect."
Dimensions: Length: 1.5 cm (0.59 inches)
Condition: Intact and in excellent 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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