SCARABS - Egyptian

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Product Number:50603

Size:

1 1/2" x 1"

Date:

1070-712 BC
Carved light green limestone scarab with incised hieroglyphs including a cartouche and a beetle on the bottom. Very attractive and beautiful. Wearable. Once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the mummy. Some were worn by the deceased on a necklace, or mounted in gold settings as a pectoral. Heart scarabs provided the bearer with the assurance that at the final judgment as depicted in the Book of the Dead, the bearer would be found "True of Voice" and accepted into the eternal afterlife by the God Osiris. Third Intermediate Period.

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