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Lot 0004
**Originally Listed At $150**

Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1549 to 1292 BCE (smallest), and New Kingdom to early Late Period, 18th to 26th Dynasty, ca. 1549 to 525 BCE (other two). The smallest is a rare pale blue-green glass scarab with a blank base. The piece is pierced laterally for suspension, and is about the smallest found example of these regenerative amulets. The palest of the larger is a glazed composition scaraboid with a blank base, pierced through for suspension, and made to be worn as a protective amulet by the living. The darkest of the larger is also a glazed composition scarab with the symbols Tuart and Ra on the underside. This amulet was worn by the living seeking protection for pregnant women. Size of largest: 0.45" W (1.1 cm)

Provenance: ex Hank Johnson collection, Denver, Colorado, USA; ex HD-Enterprise, Denver, Colorado, USA, acquired from the estate of Philip Mitry, Cairo, Egypt, collected in the 1950s

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#129780

Condition

All are intact, with wear commensurate with age on surfaces.

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Trio of Egyptian Faience & Glass Scarabs, ex-Mitry

Estimate $250 - $375Apr 30, 2018