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    Sale 2057

    Ancient Jewelry

    9 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 233

    A GROUP OF FIFTY-EIGHT EGYPTIAN SCARABS

    MIDDLE KINGDOM TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000-30 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FIFTY-EIGHT EGYPTIAN SCARABS
    MIDDLE KINGDOM TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2000-30 B.C.
    Of stone, faience, Egyptian blue, glazed steatite and frit, the undersides engraved with various motifs, inscriptions and cartouches, the largest scarab not engraved
    Largest: 2 in. (5.1 cm.) long (58)


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    Provenance

    Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946).