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Ancient aventurine scarab ca 1500 B.C. set in high carat gold with inscription inside in French “Mon sang teint les banniers de France” /my blood taints the banner of France/
The scarab was probably brought back from Egypt by a French soldier of the Egyptian campaign by Napoleon and on return was set into a ring. Ring is unmarked, ca 1820.
Size “M” US 6+1/4 Weight:13 gram