Necklace with Scarabs and Amulets

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late period, 664-332 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: 66 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 1416
Provenance: French private collection C.R. Acquired from the collection of a Parisian archaeologist on April 15, 1999. With a copy of the Original invoice.
Condition: Modern threading and clasp. The necklace is ready to wear. The amulets and scarabs intact, except for signs of age, and with strong colors.
Description: Ready to wear, very elegant necklace with six scarabs and five small faience amulets. The amulets depict the gods Bes, Thoth and Horus. The central scarab with naturalistic features of light blue faience with ribbed backplate. At the bottom a djed pillar is engraved. Between the amulets and scarabs ancient faience tubes.