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5886. Two early Egyptian steatite cowroids: only one left

 
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A very small steatite cowroid/scaraboid
Showing a pair of arching lotus plants in between of which a shen sign, all upon a larger neb basket sign.
This arrangement is simply decorative.
Intact
11mm.
Middle Kingdom- Second Intermediate Period, circa 1700 BC

 £65 SOLD

A small steatite cowroid/scaraboid
Showing a pair of Deshret Red crown signs back to back, which usually stand for Lower Egypt – the area around the Nile delta in the north of the country. In between these are, above the water channel sign, N36 which means 'beloved' Below this a a pair if short horizontal strokes which may stand for , 'taui' , the Two Lands, and at the bottom a pair of Nefer signs, for 'beautiful' So if this arrangement is meaningful it may be read as something like the beloved beuatiful two lands
Intact
14mm
Middle Kingdom – Second Intermediate Period.
Circa 1700 BC

£90


Price: From 65 GBP

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