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scaraboid

(ˈskærəˌbɔɪd)
adj
of, relating to, or resembling a scarabaeid
a variant form of scarabaeoid1
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Another of the finest engraved gems of its period was a Greek mottled jasper scaraboid engraved with the figure of Perseus, c.
Most prevalent of all, however, are hedgehogs--'charming little chaps' which range in scale from a 3,000 BC alabaster example from Syria that would have held some kind of unguent, to a tiny turquoise faience scaraboid seal from 18th Dynasty Egypt, the quality of whose detail belies its diminutive 1.5cm high--scale (Fig.
The well-known inscribed seventh-century jasper "scaraboid" (pl.
The child Horus seated on a lotus as depicted on a pseudo-egyptian scaraboid from the necropolis of Puig des Molins, Eivissa (Ibiza) shows the child facing left.
Shiqmona, Tel: Stern 2001: 37 ("Assyrian-style" pottery); Spycket 1974 (two scaraboids with representations of the Sin standard).
Six sites are discussed in detail and placed in their greater context of the era and geographic location; specialist chapter topics include reports on the Roman and Late Roman fine wares, the stamped amphora handles, coins, Late Ottoman pipes, scarabs and scaraboids, and shells.
Khepereru--scarabs; scarabs, scaraboids, and plaques from Egypt and the ancient Near East in the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.
A Catalogue of Egyptian Scarabs, Scaraboids, Seals and Amulettes in the Palestine Archaeological Museum.