Egyptian Steatite Scarab Amulet Dedicated To Ma’at

Item Description

C. 1070 – 664  BC – Third Intermediate Period

An interesting blue glazed steatite scarab amulet with incised detail to back and hieroglyphs to base, depicting a seated female deity Ma’at. She wears a feathered headdress and holds an ‘ankh’ symbol to her knees which represents the symbol of life. Other hieroglyphs depicted are a uraeus with a sun disc above and a basket below the seated deity.

Although chipped it has excellent hieroglyphs and nice colour.

Provenance: Ex J. C. Collection.

Size: 12mm length



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