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Oval limestone bead with geometric design. 2nd Intermediate Period.  Size: ½"  Date: 1640 BC - 1532 BC

Oval limestone bead with geometric design. 2nd Intermediate Period. Size: ½" Date: 1640 BC - 1532 BC

Carved beige limestone scarab with a baboon and an alligator.18th Dynasty.  Size: ¾"  Date: 1570-1342 BC

Carved beige limestone scarab with a baboon and an alligator.18th Dynasty. Size: ¾" Date: 1570-1342 BC

Ancient Egyptian limestone scarab. The Egyptian word for beetle was ‘Kheper’ which meant to exist. Scarabs were worn to assure continued existence,both in this world and the next. 18th dynasty (1570-1342BC)

Ancient Egyptian limestone scarab. The Egyptian word for beetle was ‘Kheper’ which meant to exist. Scarabs were worn to assure continued existence,both in this world and the next. 18th dynasty (1570-1342BC)

EGYPTIAN, carved white limestone #scarab beetle #pendant. On the bottom, incised #hieroglyphics.  18th Dynasty. 1570-1342 BC (1/2"). Visit our website: http://www.sadighgallery.com/Ancient_Scarab_26634  #Egyptian

EGYPTIAN, carved white limestone #scarab beetle #pendant. On the bottom, incised #hieroglyphics. 18th Dynasty. 1570-1342 BC (1/2"). Visit our website: http://www.sadighgallery.com/Ancient_Scarab_26634 #Egyptian

Carved gray limestone scarab, the Egyptian symbol of resurrection, the bottom with Egyptian symbols including a bird. 18th Dynasty.  Size: ½"  Date: 1570-1342 BC

Carved gray limestone scarab, the Egyptian symbol of resurrection, the bottom with Egyptian symbols including a bird. 18th Dynasty. Size: ½" Date: 1570-1342 BC

Carved white limestone scarab, the Egyptian symbol of resurrection, the bottom with Egyptian symbols and swirling designs. Hole for wearability. 18th Dynasty.  Size: ½"  Date: 1570-1342 BC

Carved white limestone scarab, the Egyptian symbol of resurrection, the bottom with Egyptian symbols and swirling designs. Hole for wearability. 18th Dynasty. Size: ½" Date: 1570-1342 BC

Limestone scarab, with incised hieroglyphics on the bottom. A common type of amulet, the scarab is so called because it was made in the shape of a beetle (Scarabaeus sacer or dung beetle) that was personified by Khepri, a sun god associated with resurrection. 18th Dynasty, 1570-1342 BC

Limestone scarab, with incised hieroglyphics on the bottom. A common type of amulet, the scarab is so called because it was made in the shape of a beetle (Scarabaeus sacer or dung beetle) that was personified by Khepri, a sun god associated with resurrection. 18th Dynasty, 1570-1342 BC

Carved large light green limestone heart scarab. At the bottom, a cartouche.  Size: 3 ½" x 2 ½"  Date: 1070-712 BC  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.

Carved large light green limestone heart scarab. At the bottom, a cartouche. Size: 3 ½" x 2 ½" Date: 1070-712 BC 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.

Sadigh Gallery's Ancient Egyptian Limestone Heart Scarab | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Sadigh Gallery's Ancient Egyptian Limestone Heart Scarab | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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