Prompted by the discovery of a schematic uninscribed amethyst scarab at Tel Abel Beth Maacah in the Upper Galilee, an overview of such scarabs found in the southern Levant is provided, with a typological analysis and a tentative dating and origin of these pieces.
|Number of pages
|Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
|Published - 1 May 2019
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- Amethyst scarabs
- Cultural transmission
- Eastern Nile Delta
- Middle Bronze Age
- Scarab workshops