<em>Heart Scarab</em>, ca. 1075-712 B.C.E. Hematite, 1/2 x 11/16 x 1 in. (1.3 x 1.8 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.529E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.529E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Heart Scarab

Medium: Hematite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1075-712 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1/2 x 11/16 x 1 in. (1.3 x 1.8 x 2.5 cm) Weight: 14.7 g


Accession Number: 37.529E

Image: CUR.37.529E_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Black hematite heart scarab. The head is small and lunate-shaped. On it are two diagonal notches. The clypeus is notched. The rear edge of the prothorax is very slightly ā€˜Vā€™- shaped. It is separated from the elytra by a single line. The wing cases are partially separated from each other by a groove which does not run the entire length of the back. The legs are indicated, on the sides, by grooves. The scarab is pierced from front to rear for suspension. Inscription is illegible. Condition: Large chip in left side of body; small chips in base.

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