An Egyptian Carnelian Scaraboid, Middle Kingdom, ca. 2040 - 1783 BCE


$1,200 USD

Carved from semi-opaque quartz, with suture and pronotum lines on the back, the base uninscribed, pierced vertically for attachment.

Dimensions: Length: 5/8 inch (1.5 cm)

Condition: Crack to one side that does not detract, otherwise intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance: Goddard & Josephine Dubois Collection, acquired Egypt 1900-1907. Exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY 1920-38 , Fine Art Museum Boston, 1945-60, Museum of Man California 1968.

Type: Egyptian