Description This lapis lazuli scarab bears an image of a hawk-headed figure wearing a ram's-horn crown carved in intaglio on the underside. In the figure's left hand is a staff from which a lotus blossom dangles.
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance H. Hoffmann Collection, until 1899 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Charles Newton-Robinson, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Charles Newton-Robinson Sale, Christie, Manson and Woods, London, June 22, 1909, lot 3; Dikran Kelekian, Paris and New York, 1909, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909
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