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Egyptian - Ancient Toth Scarab

Sold on eBay by seller "K"
Winning bid: US $61.00
Ended: Nov-15-05

Here is a true survivor from the Egyptian Late Period (715 - 332 B.C.). A cast statue/amulet of the god Bess, patron of music, art and childbirth and a guardian against snakes and misfortune. These amulets were hung over headrests as a charm to keep away evil spirits. This piece is intact, has much of its original coloring and areas of age wear.Measures approximately 4 1/2" x 1 5/8". In the last few centuries Egyptian archaeological discoveries were also available "to the highest bidder". They were removed from Egypt and were held in private collections worldwide. The items that we list on our site have been acquired from those said collections. Most of these ancient pieces were originally recovered from Egyptian tombs or other types of digs. As with most antiquities they will have surface age wear, areas of encrustation, some may have age cracks and in some there were repairs. This and all of the items we post have been confirmed to be authentic by reputable antiquarians. We strive to do our best in providing you with the most accurate dating and time guidelines on all of our pieces. We are confident and guarantee that the piece you are bidding is authentic and coincides with the listing description. Returns will be accepted if the item your receive is not as shown in the photos or is not as described on the auction page. If the item being returned does not meet the above said criteria, it must be accompanied by a written appraisal from a qualified antiquities expert. This is to include the antiquarian's name and credentials. We will no longer accept returns based on groundless supposition or on buyer's remorse.


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