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AN EGYPTIAN HAEMATITE FALCON-HEADED SCARAB
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AN EGYPTIAN HAEMATITE FALCON-HEADED SCARAB

LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

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AN EGYPTIAN HAEMATITE FALCON-HEADED SCARAB
LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 7TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
With striations along the back of the head and on the wing case
1 1/8 in. (3 cm.) long
Provenance
Acquired in Egypt between 1956-1958.
Sold to benefit The Hans Goedicke Foundation for Egyptology.
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Lot Essay

Cf. C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p. 59, pl. 59a, for a haematite scarab with ram's head.

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