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Protective Force: Egyptian Scarabs from Gemstones
 
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Pendant with scarab England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Faience and Gold W: 2.2 cm, L: 3.1 cm A scarab from the New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty set in a modern Egyptian-style gold frame with two loops for suspension. The scarab's base displays a kneeling falcon-headed male figure whose hands end with uraei which flank him on both sides
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Wig decoration New Kingdom Glass and Gold L: 30 cm Inventory No. 76.15.3393 Crescent-shaped gold frames with rosette glass inlays and good-luck hieroglyphs on the back, attached with modern links.
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Necklace with scarabs England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Glazed Steatite, Faience and Gold L: 40 cm The necklace is made with 13 scarabs, 9 of glazed steatite, and 4 of Faience. 12 date from the New Kingdom and 1 dates from the late Middle Kingdom. The scarabs are set in modern gold frames and are attached together with modern gold links.
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Necklace with scarabs England, Victorian era Semi-precious Stones and Gold L: 36 cm The necklace is made with 13 scarabs dating from the second and first millennia BCE: 7 of carnelian, 2 of amethyst, 1 of lapis lazuli, 1 of rock crystal and 1 of glazed steatite. The scarabs are set in modern gold frames and attached with modern gold links.
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Bracelet with scarabs England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Faience, Glazed Steatite and Gold L: 19.3 cm Inventory No. 76.15.3388 The bracelet is made with 7 scarabs: 4 made of glazed steatite and date from the 18th Dynasty, 1 made of Faience and dates from the period of Pharaonic rule, and 3 made of Faience are modern copies. The scarabs are set in modern gold frames, and attached together with modern gold links.
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Bracelet with scarabs England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Faience, Glazed Steatite and Gold L: 16.5 cm The bracelet is made of 7 blue scarabs, 4 made of Faience and 3 made of glazed steatite, all displaying 18th Dynasty designs and features, set in modern gold frames and attached by modern gold links. An additional 18th Dynasty scarab of glazed steatite in a modern setting is attached separately with a gold chain.
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Bracelet with scarabs England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Glazed Steatite, Faience and Gold L: 18.5 cm The bracelet is made with 7 scarabs of glazed steatite and Faience, 3 dating from the Middle Kingdom, and 4 dating from the New Kingdom. The scarabs are set in modern gold frames and are attached together with modern gold links.
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Earrings with scarabs England, Victorian era Faience and gold W: 1.4 cm, L: 3.1 cm The scarabs are almost identical, suggesting their likely modern production. They are set in modern gold settings with Egyptian style inlayed decorations of lotus flowers.
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Pendant with scarab England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Faience and Gold W: 2.2 cm, L: 3.1 cm A scarab from the New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty set in a modern Egyptian-style gold frame with two loops for suspension. The scarab's base displays a kneeling falcon-headed male figure whose hands end with uraei which flank him on both sides
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Pendant with scarab England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Carnelian and Gold W: 3.0 cm, L: 4.1 cm A scarab from the New Kingdom set in a modern gold pendant ending with three lotus flowers, imitating Egyptian motifs. The scarab displays a grooved back and a plain base.
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Finger ring with scarab New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty Red Jasper and Gold W: 1.3 cm, L: 1.7 cm The base displays a king raising his sword ready to smite his enemy whom he holds by the hair. The scarab is attached to a contemporaneous gold ring - a gold wire is passed through the bezel and wound around the shank on both sides.
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Necklace with scarabs and amulets England, Victorian era Modern using ancient Egyptian objects Faience and Gold L: 62 cm The necklace is made with genuine ancient Egyptian items: 13 scarabs, one oval plaque, 8 amulets and 2 drop-shaped pendants. The Egyptian objects are set in modern gold frame and attached by modern gold links.
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