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Rare Ancient Egyptian Pottery Huge Ptolemaic Scarab

Sold on eBay by seller "E"
Winning bid: US $57.00
Ended: Apr-12-06

Your Bidding on rare red pottery scarab shows 3 cartouches on top and hieroglyphic inscriptions from book of the dead on the bottom , made from pottery ,during ptolemaic period, The detail is symbolic to the artistry displayed by the ancient Egyptian craftsmen, please take a moment to examine the photos of this striking piece,.purasched from An antique dealer. Culture - Period ---> Egypt, Ptolemaic Period. 'Appearance dating ---> 90 BC–84 BC. ' Provenance ---> Land of the Pharaohs Egypt, Upper Egypt. ' Size ---> height 3.8 cm(1 1/2 inch)x width 5.4 cm(2 1/8 inch)xdepth 8.3cm(3 1/4 inch). ' Composition ---> Pottery. Our pieces are acquired from various sources: antique dealers who have been working in this field since 1930, private collections and estate sales. All of the information regarding our items have been received from second hand sources. and the timeline set on our items is to be used as a suggestive guideline for the above period listed,. We are also collectors, we tend to take pride in the items we acquire and offer to you! All of the pieces we purchase are exquisite and we present them as they have been represented to us.

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