Israel Diamond Museum to Display Rare Egyptian Gemstone Scarabs

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03/11/2015 17:40

Israel’s Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Museum in Ramat Gan is to put on an exhibition of rare Egyptian scarabs. “The exhibition, entitled Protective Force: Egyptian Scarabs from Gemstones, will explore the significant role of gemstones in ancient Egyptian culture as well as the fascination with scarabs throughout history,” Israel Diamond Institute said a media release. The scarabs are set with a variety of gemstones, some of which have inscriptions engraved on them and also has Victorian jewelry pieces set with scarabs.