SCARAB - Egyptian

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3 1/2" x 2 1/4"


1070-712 BC
Carved light green limestone heart scarab with Egyptian symbols on the bottom including an Eye of Horus, an ancient symbol of protection. 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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