Egyptian calcite pectoral scarab

E18

£140.00

Available

A carved calcite pectoral scarab with a flat base and striated wing-case.

Culture
Egypt, 1st Millennium BC

Size
2.3 x 2 cm

Condition
Intact

Provenance
Ex. Private collection, UK; acquired in the early 20th Century.

Thence acquired in Christies London in 2005 by Dr. Pietro Villari, Sicily, Italy. Dr. Villari co-founded The International Centre of High Education and Research in Archaeology (Venice); and in 1996 he also founded The Archaeological Centre (The Netherlands).

TOP