An Egyptian glazed steatite scarab, New Kingdom, c. 1570 - 1075 BC, with well-preserved green glaze, the body and legs well-carved, on base a cartouche containing the praenomen of pharaoh Thutmose III between cobras, below a Kheper beetle flanked by collars with counterpoises. 22 x 14 mm. A very nice example! Ex collection of a Manhattan, New York professor, acquired in the 1970's.
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