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Scarab

Object Number:E15288
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: New Kingdom
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Stone
Basalt (uncertain)
Slate (uncertain)
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Roberts Coles and Mrs. George S. Robbins, 1920

Description

Heart scarab. Slate-like stone, with corroded bronze loop for suspension. Back with human head and ribbed elytra. Underside in shape of a heart, with 10 incised lines of inscription, containing variant of Chapter 30 of Naville, Totenbuch.

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