SCARAB - Egyptian

SCARAB - Egyptian

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Product Number:51387

Size:

4 1/2" x 3"

Date:

1070-712 BC
Large, carved brown limestone heart scarab with five lines of incised hieroglyphs on the bottom, incised lines on top. 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. Unusually large and beautiful. Third Intermediate Period.

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