<em>Small Plaque with Scarabeus in Relief</em>, 305-30 B.C.E. Gold, 7/8 × 5/8 (2.2 × 1.6). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.800E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.800E_37.810E_37.811E_37.812E_37.813E_37.817E_37.819E_37.829E_GrpC_SL4.jpg)

Small Plaque with Scarabeus in Relief

Medium: Gold

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7/8 × 5/8 (2.2 × 1.6)


Accession Number: 37.800E

Image: 37.800E_37.810E_37.811E_37.812E_37.813E_37.817E_37.819E_37.829E_GrpC_SL4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Plaque with scarabeus in relief, impressed into a piece of sheet gold. Clear marks of very fine tooling on obverse. Condition: Corners bent up. Slight break in edge on left below. Dark brown stains on front across middle of scarab and elsewhere; one stain on reverse on thorax of scarab otherwise fairly clear of bitumen.

Brooklyn Museum