An Egyptian green stone heart scarab
Lot 105
An Egyptian green stone heart scarab
Sold for £4,000 (US$ 6,723) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian green stone heart scarab
Third Intermediate Period, circa 1069-702 B.C.
The upper side carved anatomically as a scarab beetle, with finely incised wing-case, traces of gold leaf to the underside, 2in (5cm) long

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  • Provenance:
    UK private collection, acquired in London in the late 1970s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
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