Scarab

Illustration

Cristian Violatti
by Walters Art Museum
published on 15 May 2013
Scarab

Scarab shaped amulet containing the image and cartouche of Amenhotep III, promising its owner in this world 'life' (represented by an ankh). These beetle amulets were used in Ancient Egypt for rituals or administrative purposes (14th century BCE).

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Museum, W. A. (2013, May 15). Scarab. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1216/

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Museum, Walters A. "Scarab." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 15, 2013. https://www.ancient.eu/image/1216/.

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Museum, Walters A. "Scarab." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 15 May 2013. Web. 24 Aug 2019.

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