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A large Egyptian faience pectoral scarab, Ptolemaic, c. 332 - 30 BC, with striated wing case accented by the addition of red line, contrasting with the nice light blue color, as well as holes around the periphery for attachment of wings and for adhering the scarab to the dressings of the mummy. L: 2 ½ in (6.4cm), W: 1 4/5 in (4.6cm). Ex Boston Museum of Fine Arts de-accession; previously in the collection of Horace L. Mayer who loaned and gifted items to the museum throughout the 1930's-60's. After his passing much of his remaining collection was gifted to the museum.


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A large Egyptian faience pectoral scarab

Estimate $250 - $450May 4, 2019