Egyptian green basalt heart scarab

E18

£300.00

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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.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom to Late Dynastic Period, late 2nd to mid 1st Millennium BC

Size
4.4 x 3.3 cm

Condition
Repaired from several pieces with losses as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. Private collection, Denmark; acquired mid to late 20th Century

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