26 - 27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE FAIENCE SCARAB
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD (332-30 B.C.)
The naturalistically modelled scarab with detailed wingcase and perimeter beading, the underside with detailed legs and central attachment loop
1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm.) long
Acquired in Zurich, early 1980s.
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Animals, 1986, II, no. 41 (front cover); and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 4.
The scarab was a symbol of rebirth and transformation.
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