Scarab Set in a Ring Bezel

Glazed steatite, electrum | 0.6 x 0.4 x 0.2in | c. 1504-1425 B.C.

Unknown Artist

A giraffe is the central image on the base of this scarab, which was once part of a ring. This animal was associated with prophecy. Thus, the giraffe, in combination with the heiroglyphs on either side of it, predicted a "life of all good things" for...
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