Terracotta flask-shaped vessel with two warriors wearing elaborate headdresses facing each other to either sides in high relief with traces of orange.
5 ½" x 5"
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Carved light green limestone heart scarab, once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the mummy. A vertical line of hieroglyphs and Egyptian symbols on the top with the Sun God Ra. Six lines of hieroglyphs on the bottom including a winged scarab. 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. Rare. 18th Dynasty.