Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Scaraboid With Hieroglyphs of Ramesses II

Item Description

C. 2055 – 1550 BC – Second Intermediate Period

An Egyptian Lapis Lazuli scaraboid, pierced through the centre for suspension.

The base features various hieroglyphs including a seated female deity Ma’at, goddess of truth and order, with sun disc above and the head of a canine animal.

In good condition with some light earthy surface deposits and nice detail.

Ref: Similar example in Scarabs & Cylinders with Names, by W. M. F. Petrie, page XLII.

Size: 10mm length



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