6: An Egyptian Steatite Scarab - Uraeus
From ancient Egypt, found in Abydos, XII Dynasty 1991-1786 B.C., Middle Kingdom. Green glazed steatite scarab, showing a man or prince (official of some type) carrying a symbol of power (sceptre or was), surrounded by symbol of royalty and protection (uraeus, sacred cobra) and the ankh (life). 7/8"L x 1/2"W.
PROVENANCE: Ex-Philip Mitry Collection.
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