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Rare Pharaonic Scarab Beetle Khepri - Ancient Egyptian Antiques Egypt History BC
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Rare Pharaonic Scarab Beetle Khepri - Ancient Egyptian Antiques Egypt History BC:
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Rare Pharaonic Scarab Beetle Khepri - Ancient Egyptian Antiques Egypt History BCItem Description
The scarab beetle held great significance in ancient Egyptian culture and religion. The scarab, specifically the species Scarabaeus sacer, was associated with the sun god Ra and symbolized rebirth, renewal, and transformation.
The scarab's life cycle was observed by the ancient Egyptians, as they witnessed the beetle rolling balls of dung, burying them in the ground, and later emerging as new beetles. This process was seen as a representation of the sun's daily journey across the sky, disappearing at night and rising again in the morning. Consequently, the scarab became a symbol of the sun's cycle and was associated with the concept of resurrection and the eternal nature of the soul.
Scarab amulets and jewelry were widely worn by both the living and the deceased in ancient Egypt. These amulets were often shaped like beetles and made of various materials, such as faience, stone, or precious metals. They were believed to possess protective and transformative powers, and they were commonly placed on the chest of the deceased during mummification to aid in their journey to the afterlife.
The underside of scarab amulets was often inscribed with religious or magical spells, prayers, or the names of deities. These inscriptions were intended to provide the wearer with divine protection, guidance, or specific blessings.The scarab also had a connection to the god Khepri, who was depicted as a man with the head of a scarab beetle. Khepri represented the morning sun, and his name means "he who comes into being." He was associated with creation and rebirth, and his image often appeared in funerary texts and artwork.
In addition to its religious and symbolic significance, the scarab beetle had practical importance in ancient Egypt. Scarabs were beneficial insects that helped control pests by feeding on decaying organic matter, including dung. They played a role in maintaining a healthy environment for crops and livestock, which contributed to their positive association with renewal and fertility.
Overall, the scarab beetle was a powerful symbol in ancient Egyptian culture, representing the cyclical nature of the sun, rebirth, and the eternal soul. Its image and amulets were widely used for protection and as expressions of faith and belief in the afterlife. The scarab's association with the sun and its practical role in the ecosystem further enhanced its significance in Egyptian society.Size: You Can Estimate it which in hand's appear.Type:Scarab Beetle Khepri

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