Egyptian faience pectoral scarab wingCS45
A moulded and pale green glazed faience wing from a pectoral scarab.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
1.8 x 4.1 cms
Chipped and worn
Ex. collection: John Ingels, Leksand, Sweden (1925-2016), thence by family descent; acquired in the 1960’s. Ingels was a traveller and film-maker, producing “Egyptian Monuments” in 1962 with the purpose of saving the Abu Simbel temple. His antiquities collection was exhibited on several occasions in Leksand (Sweden) during the 1970’s-1990’s.