A pair of Egyptian steatite scarabs. The first is a small 2nd Intermediate Period example, c. 1750 - 1570 BC, with neatly carved body and head, the base with a central conjoined rope pattern flanked by geometric devices, 9 x 6.5 mm, the second is from the New Kingdom, c. 1570 - 1075 BC, well-carved, with a scarab on the base, 13 x 9 mm. Both holed lengthwise for suspension, the larger with dark deposits. Ex Peter Cheremisinoff collection, NJ.
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