Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Scaraboid With Hieroglyphs of Ramesses II
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