Lot 764: Egyptian Re-Used Scarab
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Late Period, 664-332 BC. A carved steatite(?) scarab with underside hollowed and re-used as a mould for a heraldic device with crown, shield and animal supporters. 11 grams, 39mm (1 1/2"). From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.