Scarabs: The History, Manufacture and Religious Symbolism of the Scarabaeus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia and Etruria

Scarabs: The History, Manufacture and Religious Symbolism of the Scarabaeus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia and Etruria

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By (author) Isaac Myer

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  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Co
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 147mm x 229mm x 13mm | 272g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Kila, MT
  • ISBN 10: 1417947497
  • ISBN 13: 9781417947492

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 1894. Also remarks on the learning, philosophy, arts, ethics, psychology, ideas as to the immortality of the soul, etc. of the ancient Egyptians, Phoenicians, etc. This work is taken in part from an address delivered by Myer before The American Numismatic and Archaeological Society. Contents: Forms of the Word Scarabaeus; Manufacture of the Scarabaei; Method, Period and Antiquity of Engraving the scarab and other forms; The Oldest Scarabs. Classification and value of the scarab to the scholar of today; Where Usually Found and the Mode of wearing scarabs by the Egyptians; The Position of the Scarab in Ancient Egyptian religion and the Book of the Dead; Importance of the Heart in the Ancient Egyptian religion; Forgery of Scarabs in Modern Times; Phoenician Scarabs; and Etruscan Scarabs. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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