Egyptian Scarab Pectoral Brooch - Egyptian New Kingdom, 1570-1070 B.C.
Egyptian Collection - A representation of the sun-god Khepri, the scarab rolls the all powerful sun across the heavens, symbolizing rebirth and eternal life. He is surrounded by two guardian goddesses, Isis and Nephthys. Ancient Egyptian pectorals, jewelry in the form of a scene, were worn around the neck or as a brooch. The original gold pectoral was found in the tomb of king Tut-ankh-amun.
Brooch, 1.25"H x 1.75"W