Scarab ornament

    SKU: cmcn459410

    £35.00 Members' price *


    A two-part scarab ornament, inspired by ancient Egypt.

    In ancient Egypt, scarabs (dung beetles) represented the rising sun and eternal existence. This is because the insect pushes a ball of dung around - and the Egyptians thought the sun was propelled around the earth in the same way, by a giant beetle.

    Small figures like these have been found in countless tombs and they are thought to have been placed there to recreate a suitable environment for the gods of the afterlife.

    This two-part ornament is handy for storing jewellery, stationery or other knick knacks, or as a historical display for your home.


    Product code: cmcn459410
    Exhibition: Ancient lives
    World culture: Ancient Egypt
    Materials: Resin
    Size: 12cm x 8cm x 5.5cm
    Weight: 0.485kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

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