An Egyptian scarab in bronze stamp seal mount, 2nd Intermediate Period, c. 1750 - 1570 BC, the bronze mount with four arms joining an oval bezel, all surmounted by a suspension loop. The base of the scarab, carved from steatite, served as the stamp seal and depicts a falcon and a hawk standing between erect cobras (uraei). 16 x 11 x 13 mm. Light deposits and rarely encountered with original mount! Ex Orange County private collection.
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