9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
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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