Egyptian wall-painting of the Ancient Empire in the Bulak Museum.

Painting

Egyptian wall-painting of the Ancient Empire in the Bulak Museum.

"Scarab, a conventional beetle, which is a common motive in Egyptian art. The more oval form here seen still bears a closer affinity to some Egyptian scarab-borders of the Eighteenth Dynasty." -Whitney, 1911

Scarab

"Scarab, a conventional beetle, which is a common motive in Egyptian art. The more oval form here seen…