Category: Ancient Egyptian artifacts Brown Scarab With A Nd The Sun-god Ra 50% Off
Brown limestone ancient Egyptian 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. Egyptian symbols and hieroglyphics on the bottom including a bee and the sun-God Ra. An image of a standing God on the top. Unusually large and beautiful. 18th Dynasty.
1570 - 1342 BC
4 1/2" x 3"
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