London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN EGYPTIAN AMETHYST SCARAB ATTACHED TO A PAIR OF TURQUOISE 'FAIENCE' WINGS
MIDDLE KINGDOM SCARAB, CIRCA 1800 B.C., LATE PERIOD WINGS, CIRCA 300 B.C.
Four turquoise 'faience' undulating cobras; a similar amulet of a 'red crown'; a pair of turquoise 'faience' falcon heads, each with sun disc, in modern gilt metal pendants, 4th-1st Century B.C., 1½ in. (4 cm.) high max.; a serpentine green scarab inlay with incised details, Third Intermediate Period, circa 9th-7th Century B.C., 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high; and a dark speckled grey stone scarab, with notched leg joints, and a divided wing case, circa 6th-3rd Century B.C., 2 in. (5 cm.) high (10)
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