J2 Egyptian 18th dynasty faience scarab 180

 


A blue glazed faience scarab decorated with a figure of Thoth in the form of a seated baboon facing the feather of Maat. Mounted on a 19th Century gold pin.

(Scarab) Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c. 1550-1292 BC

Light chipping and surface wear

Size: 1.8 x 1.5 cms, pin 7.9 cms long

Ex. private collection, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK; acquired in the 19th to early 20th Century