Egyptian Glazed Green Sobek Scarab Seal Bead Featuring Crocodile 664-332 B.C.

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Seller: whitefire7 (1,125) 100%, Location: ROSSENDALE, Lancashire, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 273585707987 The item for sale is a Rare Egyptian Sobek Green Glazed Scarab Seal Late Period, 664-332 BC.A glazed green faience scarab with intaglio featuring Sobek the Crocodile god of Egypt. Comes with museum impression. 24mm by 20mm and 10mm thick approx (1/2 - 1"). Ex Swiss collection acquired early 1980s; then acquired CNG Auctions Sale 350. Fine condition.Composition green Scarab Seal Bead Late Period 664-332 B.C. 25th DynastyThis is a rare opportunity to buy a genuine ancient Scarab Seal Bead with Crocodile symbols to the underside Late Period, 664-332 BC. 17mm long 12mm wide and 8mm high approximately. It has an intaglio design to the underside and it is holed vertically head to tail. The condition is fine please see the pictures provided.Sobek (also known as Sebek, Sebek-Ra, Sobeq, Suchos, Sobki, and Soknopais) was the ancient god of crocodiles. He is first mentioned in the Pyramid Texts and his worship continued until the Roman period. Some sects believed that Sobek was the creator of the world who arose from the "Dark Water" and created the order in the universe. Sobek was a god of the Nile who brought fertility to the land. As the "Lord of the Waters" he was thought to have risen from the primeval waters of Nun to create the world and made the Nile from his sweat. One creation myth stated that Sobek laid eggs on the bank of the waters of Nun thus creating the world. However, as well as being a force for creation, he was seen as an unpredictable deity who sometimes allied himself with the forces of Chaos.A beautiful and unusual Scarab Seal Bead that displays wonderfully and whoever buys this will be extremely satisfied to own such a rare unusual Ancient item.NO RESTORATION PICTURES PROVIDED FOR YOUR OWN APPRAISAL. Thanks for looking.No Restoration!No Hassle!Rapid Postage!International signed for shipping £9.00 EASY PAYMENT METHODS PAYPAL, UK CHEQUE, POSTAL ORDER, OTHER BY ARRANGEMENT.I POST TO ALL WORLD LOCATIONSSPECIAL DELIVERY OPTION (on request) COMES WITH £500 COMPENSATION COVER. Please check other interesting items from my collection that I will be listing over the next few weeks Condition: Ancient Scarab Seal Bead in fine condition, Colour: see pictures, Provenance: Ex Swiss collection 1980;CNG Auctions Sale lot 350, Material: faience, Type: Seals, Culture: Eqyptian

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