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hieroglyshics

Scarab Paperweight. Hieroglyphics. Handmade. Steatite. Egypt.

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    A scarab is a dung beetle. In Egypt, it is part of its ancient religion. The beetle was associated with the divine manifestation of the early morning sun.   Likenesses of the beetle were frequently made of steatite (talc within a rock – think soapstone). Heiroglyphics… Continue reading
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