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 scarab 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 open fretwork, a beetle and a portrait of a Goddess on the top, five lines of Egyptian symbols and hieroglyphs on the bottom.18th Dynasty.
Dogon Tribe Necklace
Four Bronze pitted ball ornaments on a chain with small open double loops, the birdlike necklace clinging to a log. Traces of green patina.
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