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New Kingdom, 1550-1069 BC.A little under ½” length, blue faience, with delineated top and sides. The bottom plain. Lineal stringing hole. The scarab, modeled after the scarabaeid beetle represented Ra, who carrier or rolled the sun across the sky each day, as it was seen rolling dung balls within which its eggs were planted. This example, without an inscription or seal, was made, for the mummification process and secured to the body of the deceased within the wrappings.

Stock Number: FNS10146

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