SCARAB - Egyptian

SCARAB - Egyptian

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Product Number:53416

Size:

3 1/4" x 2 1/4"

Date:

305-30 BC
Brown soapstone heart scarab with open fretwork, two seated baboons and a winged scarab on the top. Anubis, the jackal-headed God of embalming, and symbols, including birds and an ankh, on the bottom. 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, Ptolemaic.

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