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CNG 91, Lot: 1738. Estimate $750.
Sold for $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

New Kingdom. Circa 1550-1075 BC. Hardstone scaraboid (15x11mm). Back carved in the shape of a human head, base engraved with an ankh (for “life”). Cf. Matouk II, 1728ff for human-headed scaraboids. Intact with a pleasing hue, pierced for mounting. Rare.

From the Dr. John N. Winnie Collection, purchased from Royal Athena Galleries.