Ancient Egyptian artifacts 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. At the bottom, five lines of hieroglyphics. Unusually large and beautiful. 18th Dynasty.
Hydria shaped terracotta vessel with two handles. Figures on a background: two nude young males in combat to one side, on the other a female warrior wearing a helmet and raising a spear with a shield showing an image of a winged horse.
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