Egyptian green basalt heart scarabE18
A green basalt heart scarab with a finely striated wing-case and polished surface. There are remnants of ancient pitch attached to the sides and base.
Egypt, New Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period, late 2nd to mid 1st Millennium BC
4.4 x 3.3 cm
Repaired from several pieces with losses as seen in the photographs
Ex. Private collection, Denmark; acquired mid to late 20th Century