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Scarab Ring Bezel
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Scarab Ring Bezel


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The sheet gold which frames the flat side of this scarab of blue translucent stone is neatly tucked into the legs of the insect. No seams are visible. The hieroglyphs on the back are finely carved. There is an owl above and a hawk which has feathering indicated.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Henut-mj-pa-Har-si-ese.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
664-405 BCE (Late Period)
Medium
blue-grey amazonite, gold setting
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.64
Measurements
H: 5/16 x W: 1/2 x L: 9/16 in. (0.8 x 1.2 x 1.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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