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Egyptian Middle Kingdom Steatite Scarab & Bronze Ring Lot 4 Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Aug 30

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263887303372 LOT 4Seller's Estimate: USD 1,400 - 2,000 Ancient Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 11th to 14th Dynasty, ca. 2055 to 1650 BCE. A lovely and large scarab, hand-carved from chalky-white steatite. The scarab bears a rounded topside with incised insectile features such as a small triangular head, recessed legs, and folded wing panels with curvilinear embellishments. The bottom is adorned by three columns of hieroglyphic text, the two outer being identical, and the central column likely presenting an offering. The tips of the scarab are attached to a large encrusted bronze ring that was likely worn by either dignitaries or mummified individuals. Custom museum-quality display stand included. Size (scarab): 0.875" L x 0.625" W (2.2 cm x 1.6 cm); size (ring): 1.425" Diameter x 1.425" H (3.6 cm x 3.6 cm); 2.375" H (6 cm) on included custom stand. Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #137691 Condition Report: Ring is not wearable due to condition and fragility. Ring and scarab have surface wear commensurate with age. Scarab has a small pressure fissure down center of bottom, and minor yellowing to white surfaces. Ring is heavily encrusted with green patina. Light earthen deposits throughout. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Fine Antiquities / Asian / Ethnographic Art offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, August 30, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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