A group of Egyptian steatite and glazed composition scarabs and plaques and six scarabs, 37
Lot 332*
A group of Egyptian steatite and glazed composition scarabs and plaques and six scarabs, 37
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,725) inc. premium

Lot Details
A group of Egyptian steatite and glazed composition scarabs and plaques
Middle Kingdom - New Kingdom, circa 2133-1070 B.C.
Including six scarabs with variations of Menkheperre, Tuthmosis III; a small scarab engraved with the name Padiamun; ten examples with good luck signs; five royal theme scarabs including a king as a sphinx and a king in a chariot; a rectangular plaque with hunting scene; a scarab engraved with a horse; a black steatite scarab with two lions and a sun disc; a scarab engraved with a ram; an example with motto: 'a name endures if there are children'; another engraved Nebkheperre ie. faulty writing of prenomen of Tutankhamun; three other scarabs, 10mm-23mm long; and six scarabs, possibly Not Ancient (37)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    American private collection. Acquired during the late 1960s-1970s by US Navy SEAL, A.A.
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