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Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2743. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006. 
Sold For $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

[Egyptian artifacts] EGYPT. Lot of two steatite scarabs. Second Intermediate (Hyksos) period. Circa 18th-16th century BC. Lengths 15mm and 14mm. Carved cream-colored steatite scarabs, the bases with engraved schematic hieroglyphs. Holed for wearing. Cf. Petrie Buttons, 440 and 496. Good condition, sharp hieroglyphs, scarab bodies flaking a bit. Two (2) items in lot.

From the Dr. Robert B. Beckett Collection.