An Egyptian Amethyst Scarab, Middle Kingdom, ca. 2025–1760 BCE
hand carved from deep purple amethyst, with suture and pronotum lines defined on the back, the base uninscribed.
Condition: Minor wear that does not detract, the scarab is intact and in very good condition overall.
Dimensions: Length: 0.63 inches (1.6 cm)
Provenance: Kurt Cohn private collection (d. ca. 1985), London assembled in the 1950’s.