Necklace with Uninscribed Scarab
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1938-1875 B.C.E.
early Dynasty 12
Overall Diam. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)
Scarab: 5/16 x 7/16 x 11/16 in. (0.8 x 1.1 x 1.7 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
Small circlet of round and ovoid graduated amethyst beads, doubtless used as a bracelet. At the center is a green feldspar scarab uninscribed. At the end is a small pellet of pale amethyst.
Condition. Scarab cracked.
This item is not on view
Necklace with Uninscribed Scarab, ca. 1938-1875 B.C.E. Amethyst, feldspar, Overall Diam. 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
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