Hand-illuminated manuscript leaf with traces of gold gilding, Persian calligraphy to either side, the main panel with a high king seated in front of kneeling bowed attendees in a temple setting.
12 ½" x 7 ¼"
Persian antiquities are gauranteed to be authentic and from the period stated. All of our artifacts come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
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Large 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. Six lines of Egyptian symbols and hieroglyphics on the bottom. Cartouche on the top. Unusually large and beautiful. 18th Dynasty.
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