London, South Kensington
25 October 2012
AN 'EGYPTIAN BLUE' HEART SCARAB
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, CIRCA 664-525 B.C.
Naturalistically detailed with wing case and legs defined, the underside uncarved, pierced for attachment
3 in. (7.6 cm.) long
Private collection, Paris, France, 1960s.
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