This is an exceptionally rare and large ancient Egyptian amethyst scarab, dating to the - Dynasty (c. 2137 - 1781 B. This falls into the period of the Bronze Age when in ancient Egypt, they had the skills and artistic mastery to be able to c
Ptolemaic Scarab -- Circa BCE -- Greek -- Glass & Gold -- Photo courtesy of the Cairo Antiquities Museum The Egyptian scarab is a solar symbol and represents birth, death and rebirth, just as the the sun.
Scarab Bracelet of King Tutankhamun, joined together by a hinge on one side & a clasp on the other. The cloisonné scarab is inlaid w/lapis lazuli. The bracelet is inlaid w/carnelian, lapis lazuli & colored glass.