Bronze plaque shaped Menorah with eight candleholders. The flat back has, in relief, a Menorah flanked by curtains and surrounded by two rearing lions. A crown is at the top, a flower motif is at the bottom, the base front has raised Hebrew inscriptions. Dark patina with a light earthen patina.
Ancient artifacts Ancient Egyptian scarab
Authentic ancient artfacts, Egyptian antiquities. Carved light green limestone heart scarab, once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the Mummy. Some were worn by the deceased on a necklace, or mounted in gold settings as a pectoral. Heart scarabs provided the bearer with the assurance that at the final judgment as depicted in the Book of the Dead, the bearer would be found ”True of Voice” and accepted into the eternal afterlife by the God Osiris. With seated falcons and a cartouche on the top, and six lines of Egyptian symbols on the bottom. Unusually large and beautiful. Third Intermediate.
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