Antique Jewelry at Auction

By James Tarmy - 2013-03-28T14:50:21Z

Courtesy Christie's, via Bloomberg

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Egyptian Steatite Scarab

An Egyptian steatite scarab, created in the Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXII, in the reign of Shosenq 1st. (945- 924 B.C.)

Provenance: Colonel Keith Howard (Australian Army and Chief of Staff for the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization) and Mrs. Joan Howard, acquired in Egypt and brought to Australia, circa 1967

Sold for $3,250 at Christie's in New York.