5 December 2012
AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS SCARAB
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
Dark blue, yellow, white and red in color, details of the beetle's physiognomy defined, including the wingcase and the legs, drilled lengthwise
15/32 in. (1.2 cm.) long
with Alex G. Malloy, New York, 1974 (Egyptian Scarabs, catalogue 1, no. 15).
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For a similar mosaic glass scarab in the Metropolitan Museum of Art see MMA accession no. 10.130.750 (http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections).
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