Glazed composition scarab. Back simply marked with single lines for main divisions, clypeus, prothorax and elytra. Legs very schematic.Longitudinally pierced. Base was incised with couchant sphinx and sun-disk, but now very worn.Glaze gone, core yellowish cream.
- Excavated/Findspot: Naukratis
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
- Height: 0.61 centimetres
- Length: 1.21 centimetres
- Width: 0.82 centimetres
Inscription CommentCryptogram of the name Amun: sun-disk for i, sphinx (monument) for mn.
poor, device worn away, and large chip at one end.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA34219
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