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Small scarab with bull’s head - Black steatite

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Small scarab with bull’s head - Black steatiteSmall scarab with bull’s head - Black steatiteSmall scarab with bull’s head - Black steatite

Small scarab with bull’s head.
Black steatite. Length 1,4 cm.
On the flat, the tetragrammaton of the Amon-Re god engraved in an acrophonic manner.
New Empire. XIXth-XXth Dynasty. 1306-1070 B.C. Egypt.
Left front portion of the flat chipped otherwise fine preservation.

Comes from the old A. Foxwell collection.


See :
G. Fraser, A catalogue of the scarabs belonging to G. Fraser, 1900, p. 41, pl. XII,333-334.
S. Rossini & R. Schumann-Antelme, Nétèr, dieux d’Egypte, 1992, pp. 34-35 & 110-111.
Bertrand Jaeger, Scarabées Menkhéperrê, 1982, pp. 114-118.

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€ 550 ,-