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1543 - 1292 Bc 18Th Dynasty Egyptian Steatite Scarab Sobek Bes Seal Amulet

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Seller: rarecoincollector (28,832) 100%, Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 302103970789 Condition: COMES WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY & ATTRIBUTION - COMES WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY & ATTRIBUTION, Cultural Origin: Egyptian, Type: Amulet, Provenance: COMES WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY & ATTRIBUTI, Material: Terracota, Details: Please click here to see my other auctions 1543 - 1292 BC 18TH DYNASTY EGYPTIAN STEATITE SCARAB SOBEK BES SEAL AMULET 1803 - 1649 BC 13TH DYNASTY OF ANCIENT EGYPTSOBEK / BESSTEATITE SCARAB BEETLE AMULET SEAL PENDANTFROM THE 18TH DYNASTY OF EGYPTTHE FLAT UNDER-SURFACE OF THIS SCARAB HAS A DEPICTION OF THE CROCODILE-HEADED GOD SOBEK LEFT, STANDING WITH SUN DISK OVER HIS HEAD. AT THE RIGHT IS A CRUDE REPRESENTATION OF THE DWARF GOD BES, ALSO WITH SOLAR DISK ABOVE. A TREE DIVIDES THE CENTER.SOBEK WAS THE EGYPTIAN DEITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE NILE CROCODILE. THIS GOD WAS LINKED TO PHARAONIC POWER, PROWESS IN BATTLE, FERTILITY, AND HEALING. SOBEK WAS A PROTECTIVE DEITY TO AVERT HARM, DEFLECT MISFORTUNE, AND AVOID EVIL INFLUENCES. SOME OF THIS POWERFUL AND AGGRESSIVE GOD'S TITLES INCLUDED, "HE WHO EATS WHILE HE ALSO MATES", AND "POINTED OF TEETH". SOBEK WAS THE PATRON OF THE EGYPTIAN ARMY, AND THE HIEROGLYPH FOR THE WORD "SOVEREIGN" WAS A CROCODILE.BES WAS A PROTECTOR OF HOUSEHOLDS, CHILDREN, MOTHERS AND CHILDBIRTH. HE WAS THE PROTECTOR OF ALL THAT WAS GOOD, AND THE ENEMY OF ALL THAT WAS EVIL. A GUARDIAN AGAINST EVIL SPIRITS. DEPICTED AS A CURLY BEARDED DWARF WITH LION AND HUMAN FEATURES, A CROWN OF FEATHERS, AND ALWAYS FACING FRONT WITH BOWED LEGS. THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS MAINTAINED THAT THE SUN WAS PROPELLED ACROSS THE HEAVENS BY MEANS OF A SCARAB. THE EGYPTIANS CREATED MANY AMULETS IN THE FORM OF BEETLES IN A GREAT VARIETY OF MATERIALS. THESE WERE ROUTINELY INSCRIBED WITH HIEROGLYPHS AND IMAGES CONVENIENTLY ACCOMMODATED TO THEIR STYLIZED FLAT UNDERSIDE.COMPOSITION: STEATITE (SOAPSTONE)DIMENSIONS: 13 MM WIDTH, 17 MM LENGTH, 7 MM HEIGHT2.5 GRAMS IN WEIGHT COMES WITH CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY & ATTRIBUTION Our business hours are Monday - Friday 9:30-5:30 EST. All emails sent during those hours will be answered same day. We are closed on weekends and holidays. You can contact us via telephone during business hours Please see other great deals in our eBay Store! Click here! Please ask questions with any concerns before bidding RETURN POLICY All items may be returned up to 30 days for full refund, please notify us as soon as possible that you will be returning the item. Returned shipping cost paid by buyer. IF YOU HAVE ANY ISSUES OR QUESTIONS WITH AN ORDER FOR A FAST RESPONSE PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY TO RESOLVE ISSUES. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE FREE INSURED SHIPPING WITHIN THE UNITED STATES UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED. SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION IS INCLUDED ON PACKAGES OVER $200 IN VALUE. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING & DELIVERYImport taxes and charges are NOT included in the item price or shipping charges. We cannot declare any package as a "gift"PLEASE NOTE: We now ship solely via USPS Priority Mail International or Fedex International for additional tracking and security. Delivery times could get delayed to as much as 4 weeks depending on conditions. We combine shipping on all multiple purchases. It is the buyer's responsibility to check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering freight (shipping) company or when you pick the item up. They are not additional shipping charges by Rare Coin Collector. Please ask questions with any concerns before bidding

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