Winged scarab and beads

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 1.02 Length: Scarab - .063 Length: x .143 W. including wings

Accession Number

12.687

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Large winged dark blue glazed scarab pierced for attaching to mummy linens; good condition. Strung with twenty long cylindrical blue-glaze beads, a number of small disc beads of blue, brown, red and yellow faience also one wedjat amulet.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes