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5954. **SOLD** A very unusual scarab : head of Bes and Tilapia fish.

 
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 A very unusual scarab showing the head of Bes , below
which, a Tilapia fish.

both motifs, Bes and the fish are most often seen in 18th
dynasty scarabs.



Well detailed face of Bes and very nicely done fish.



Elytra separate by a single line . Very vaguely made V
notches.



Intact.



14mm



Both Bes and tilapia fishes are prevalent in the New
Kingdom



Ex Gustav Moustaki collection : his enormous and diverse
collection of antiquities was formed in Alexandria during the second



quarter of the twentieth century and was legally exported
from Egypt in 1949. The collection has subsequently been disbursed by sale by
his heirs.



Price: sold GBP

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