Egyptian steatite scarab with horse and inscriptionE256
A steatite scarab decorated with an inscription and a figure of a horse.
Egypt, New Kingdom, mid to late 2nd Millennium BC
1.8 x 1.2 cms
Intact apart from minor chipping
Ex. private collection, Bergen, New Jersey, USA; acquired during the 1970’s from older collections, mostly from Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York. An ink collection number on the base: 46.40.62