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An Egyptian Amethyst Scarab, Middle Kingdom, ca. 2025–1760 BCE

EA1609

$1,200 USD

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.