Ancient Egyptian artifacts large Green scarab
Large 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 Eye of Horus on the top and a cartouche on the bottom. Unusually large and beautiful. Third Intermediate.
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