Egyptian scarabs mounted in a gold braceletJ18
A collection of seven inscribed steatite and stone scarabs mounted into a later gold bracelet.
Egypt, 2nd Millennium BC
Scarabs between 1.2 and 1.7 cms long each, bracelet c. 17 cms long
Some ancient damage to some of the scarabs, mounted into an early 20th Century gold bracelet (fully wearable).
Ex. private collection, London, UK; acquired before 1950.