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Faience amulet pectoral featuring a winged scarab and the four sons of Horus. 26th dynasty. 664-525 B.C. | The Barakat Gallery

Faience amulet pectoral featuring a winged scarab and the four sons of Horus., The Barakat Gallery

Jewelry from Ancient Egypt. The yellow stone in the center of the scarab is the infamous "Desert Glass" of Egypt, fused silica gathered from the site of a meteoric impact in the desert. It was considered a precious stone and is easy to spot in Egyptian royal jewelry by its clarity and its distinctive lemon yellow color.

First evidence of comet striking Earth found in Egypt

This image shows Tutankhamun's pectoral with a scarab carved from the Libyan Desert Glass. Formed 28 million years ago, the glass was created when a comet exploded on impact and melted the desert sands.

Antique Egyptian Coral and Hardstone Fan Necklace. The necklace was created from various beads discovered in different regions of Egypt that date from 1850 B.C..

*EGYPT ~ Antique Egyptian Coral and Hardstone Fan Necklace. The necklace was created from various beads discovered in different regions of Egypt that date from 1850 B.

Pectoral with Scarab Identified with God Khepri

Pectoral+with+Scarab+Identified+with+God+Khepri similar to double-headed eagle

Late Byzantine gold and amethyst ring. Ca. 800 A.D. The oblong cut pyramid shaped amethyst could be a later replacement. Width of the band:8 mm

Late Byzantine gold & amethyst ring ~ circa 800 A. The oblong cut pyramid shaped amethyst could be a later replacement. Width of the band: 8 mm

Winged scarab.

Winged Turquoise scarab amulet Period: Third Intermediate Period Dynasty: Dynasty 21 Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Amulet Necklace with Faience Eye-of-Horus (Circa 200 BC) accented by two 18 karat Yellow Gold Bastet Cats.

Mark Loren - Ancient Egyptian Amulet Necklace with Faience Eye-of-Horus (Circa 200 BC) accented by two 18 karat Yellow Gold Bastet Cats.

Amulet of Re-Horakhty   Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), B. This intricate openwork amulet represents one of several falcon-headed deities worshipped in Egypt and Nubia, probably Ra-Horakhty.

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