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Item:153724004929Welcome toCelestial Nonesuch For Sale Today: A beautiful, and large, hand carved Steatite stone carved Scarab Beetle, presumably dating to the 33rd Dynasty Ancient Egypt circa 600-300 BCE.These stone carvings were also glazed by the Ancient Egyptians in order to preserve them more perfectly. The cartouche on the bottom symbolizes great power in Egyptian culture.The Scarab, or Common Dungbeetle, was revered by the Ancient Egyptians because of their ability to push a large sphere many times their own body weight nearly effortless.Provenance: Purchased from an extensive estate collection of Native American, pre-Columbian, and Ancient Egyptian art and artifacts.A terrific object for study or display, this will make a wonderful addition to any student or appreciators collection of Ancient Egyptian art and artifacts.Very good artifact condition. Exhibits extensive signs of surface wear and weathering,. As they are part of the description, please enlarge all photographs to better ascertain details and condition.Dimensions: Height 3/4"Width 1 7/16"Length 2 1/4" We ship promptly and take great care during the shipment process, please see our feedback!The packing peanuts we use are recyclable: #4Thank you for shopping with usFollow us for quality items and other assorted Celestial NonesuchCondition:Very good artifact condition. Exhibits extensive signs of surface wear and weathering,. As they are part of the description, please enlarge all photographs to better ascertain details and condition.
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