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Item:174182600945Culture- Egyptian Date- 1069 - 525 BC Third Intermediate Period Material- Faience. Condition- Intact, excellent state of preservation. Provenance- Ex: Early private American collection, 1950s, imported to the U.S. more than 40 years ago. Measurements- 2 1/2 x 1 5/8 in. (6.4 x 4.1 cm.) Symbolizing self-creation or rebirth, large winged specimen were often placed on the chest of the mummified deceased or wrapped inside the bandages over that part of the body. This large and impressive winged scarab is in three parts.Pierced for attachment, this scarab meant to be attached to two feathered wings(now missing) on either side of an intricately carved body. This scarab is one of the finer examples of such amulets. Considered sacred and personified by the god Khepri, a manifestation of the sun-god specifically at rising (i.e. resurrection) on the morning horizon, it served as a substitute heart that would ensure continued existence in the hereafter. This object is unconditionally guaranteed authentic. It has been legally imported to the U.S., and is legal to sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14. A note to our international buyers: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s Customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying.At times there may be delays at Customs depending on the country we ship to. Please note that delays at Customs abroad are beyond our control. We ask you to be patient and to allow additional time for your shipment to clear. Kindly note these points regarding the item you are buying: 1- This item is guaranteed authentic. 2- The images, size, and condition in this listing are accurate and for the actual object offered. 3- We ship within 1 day of receipt of payment. 4- Returns are allowed within one week from date of receipt for full refund less shipping charges. Buyer pays for return charges. All objects we sell are:1- Unconditionally guaranteed authentic (A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany every item over $100).2- Reasonably priced compared to others.3- Professionally packed.4- Shipped upon receipt of payment (1 day turnaround).5- No hassle seven day return privilege for full refund, less shipping. Our commitment to you is:Offer sincere advice, friendly service, and great value for your money.