Scarab Egyptian Protective Amulet Sandstone Small Relief 8.5W, Assorted Colors -
The scarab was associated very early on in ancient Egypt with the generative forces of the rising sun and with the concepts of eternal renewal. This small wall relief looks like a wall fragment and illustrates a scarab with Isis wings under a big sun. Hieroglyphs surround the central relief.
- Available finishes: Sandstone (E-115S) or Color and Gold Details (E-115SP)
- Made from compound stone, ready to hang.
- Measures 6 in H x 8.5 in W x 0.5 in D. Weighs approx. 1.5 - 2.5 lbs.
Scarabs became potent amulets and were often placed upon the breasts of mummies in the position of the heart as a symbol of new life and were then weighed against the feather of truth in the final judgment. They were usually inscribed with part of chapter 30 of the Book of the Dead.
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