Scarab Magnet

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A scarab (beetle) shaped fridge magnet. <br> <br> Small figures like these have been found in countless ancient Egyptian tombs and they are thought to have been placed there to recreate a suitable environment for the gods of the afterlife. Scarabs represented the rising sun and eternal existence.<br> <br> Ideal as a small history gift.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a resin magnet in the shape of an ancient Egyptian scarab.

In ancient Egypt, the scarab dung beetle was associated with the rising sun and eternal existence. Ancient Egyptians witnessed scarab beetles pushing balls of dung up hills, and believed the sun to be propelled around the earth in the same way; pushed by a giant beetle. Scarabs were seen as powerful amulets, as they symbolised regeneration.

A small memento of the history of ancient Egypt.

  • Product Code: CMCN449090
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • Dimensions: H5 x L6cm
  • Material: Resin
  • Postage Weight: 0.04 Kg

A scarab (beetle) shaped fridge magnet. <br> <br> Small figures like these have been found in countless ancient Egyptian tombs and they are thought to have been placed there to recreate a suitable environment for the gods of the afterlife. Scarabs represented the rising sun and eternal existence.<br> <br> Ideal as a small history gift.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a resin magnet in the shape of an ancient Egyptian scarab.

In ancient Egypt, the scarab dung beetle was associated with the rising sun and eternal existence. Ancient Egyptians witnessed scarab beetles pushing balls of dung up hills, and believed the sun to be propelled around the earth in the same way; pushed by a giant beetle. Scarabs were seen as powerful amulets, as they symbolised regeneration.

A small memento of the history of ancient Egypt.

  • Product Code: CMCN449090
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • Dimensions: H5 x L6cm
  • Material: Resin
  • Postage Weight: 0.04 Kg
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