van den Brink, Edwin C. M., Beeri, Ron, Kirzner, Dan, Bron, Enno, Cohen-Weinberger, Anat, Kamaisky, Elisheva, Gonen, Tamar, Gershuny, Lilly, Nagar, Yossi, Ben-Tor, Daphna, Sukenik, Naama, Shamir, Orit, Maher, Edward F., and Reich, David
MIDDLE age, BRONZE Age, MIRROR images, and ISRAELI antiquities
The article informs that Omega-type scarab was found in Pit 204, the largest and best-preserved tomb in the Ramat Eshkol cemetery in Ashqelon , and mentions that the pit yielded a large assemblage of carefully positioned pottery vessels, and several bones and fragmentary skull of a young woman. It also mentions that the Omega Group based on the Ω-shaped decoration motif appearing in archaeological contexts identical to those of Canaanite scarabs of the early Palestinian.
SCARABS (Amulets), ANTIQUITIES, BRONZE Age, ARCHAEOLOGICAL excavations, and ARCHAEOLOGICAL finds
The article reports on the discovery of a middle Bronze Age scarab from Tamra that was dug out of an Iron Age building in Israel. It is said that scarabs are known to have been saved for generations. The back, head and side types of the scarab points to an Egyptian origin, belonging to the late Palestinian series.