Very dark green jasper scarab or stamp-seal in form of scarab; engraved design on base of lion sejant regardant between a Bes head with two arms (not grasping lion's tail) and a uraeus wearing Egypt double crown; hole perforated through lengthways.


Thing

Made Of
jasper
Type of Thing
scarab, stamp-seal
Subject
serpent, mammal, deity, symbol
Techniques
perforated, engraved

People

Acquired From
Hamilton, William to The British Museum
Depicted
Bes

Place

Found In
Byblos

Time

Acquired In
1772
Period/Culture
Phoenician

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