Antique Jewelry at Auction

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

Courtesy Sotheby's, via Bloomberg

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Nine Egyptian Steatite Scarabs

Nine Egyptian Steatite Scarabs, 2nd Intermediate Period/19th Dynasty, 1640-1190 B.C., and later. They're set in a 19th century gold necklace with fine filigree decoration and lotus flowers engraved on the clasp. Most of the scarabs still have their original turquoise glaze. 

Sold for $8,750 at Sothebys in New York.

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