Egyptian scarab depicting Ramesses II worshipping PtahJ36
A blue glazed steatite scarab decorated with a figure of the pharaoh Ramesses II worshipping the god Ptah within a shrine.
Egypt, New Kingdom, late 2nd Millennium BC
2.1 x 1.5 cms, 3.7 cms including gold mount
Minor chipping as seen in the photographs
Ex. private collection, Norwich, Norfolk, UK; acquired in the early 20th Century and mounted into a gold pendant setting in the 1970’s