Grand égyptien antique Stéatite Scarab avec le dieu du Nil Hapi liant le signe Sema-Taouy - ca. 3 cm

Description
Grand égyptien antique Stéatite Scarab avec le dieu du Nil Hapi liant le signe Sema-Taouy - ca. 3 cm
Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1550 - 1070 B.C.

Large and rare ancient Egyptian steatite scarab decorated with palm tree flanked by representations of the Nile god Hapi. The tree is the Sema Taouy sign, the sign of the unification of the two lands, being upper and lower Egypt. The ancient name the Egyptians gave to their country was Taouy, meaning the two lands. (The other name was Kemet: the Black Earth pointing to the very firtile deposit of the Nile river)

For comparable see:
The British Museum, Accession Number EA53376


Date: Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1550 - 1070 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 3 cm; c. 1.18 inches
Condition: good worn but good condition
Provenance: Ex collection of P.S.T. (New York). He inherited it 1965 from his father, who bought it in the 1920s from David Proskey, New York Coin & Stamp Co.

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Informations du lot
Culture
Grand égyptien antique
Matériau
Stéatite
Objet
Scarab avec le dieu du Nil Hapi liant le signe Sema-Taouy - ca. 3 cm
Siècle/ Période
Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1550 - 1070 B.C.
État
Bon état, voir la photo
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