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EGYPTIAN FAIENCE SCARAB
LATE PERIOD, 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
1 in. (4.18 grams, 27 mm).

With detailed ribbing to the carapace, legs and mouth; underside with central ribbed loop; old inked collector's reference 'E.45'.

PROVENANCE:
Collected between the 1950s-1990s.
Ex Roger Liechti (1934-2010) collection, Geneva, Switzerland.

LITERATURE:
Cf. NFA Classical Auctions, Scarabs and Design Amulets, December 11, 1991, item 280.

CONDITION