Definition of Scarabs
1. Noun. (plural of scarab) ¹
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Definition of Scarabs
1. scarab [n] - See also: scarab
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Literary usage of Scarabs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Some few scarabs havo a figure engraved in relief on the back. With comparatively rare exceptions, the intaglio ie surrounded with a cable border, ..."
2. Hyksos and Israelite Cities by William Matthew Flinders Petrie, John Garrow Duncan (1906)
"The scarabs are here arranged, so far as practicable, in what appears to be their most probable order of age. The column at the left hand is of those found ..."
3. The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1894)
"The presence of these scarabs at Arban is not difficult to account for. Thothmes I., one of the early kings of the XVIIIth dynasty, carried his victorious ..."
4. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1901)
"These scarabs were worn during life, and buried with their owners, male and female, ... And so, therefore, I have illustrated all my scarabs of this class, ..."
5. History of Art in Phœnicia and Its Dependencies by Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez (1885)
"3 The baris, which we found upon stones of Syrian origin, is often encountered upon the Sardinian scarabs (Bullettino, vol. ii. p. 122). ..."
6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The sanie result will be found in the Etruscan scarabs, if we take as fairly ... That view of the case would explain why so many of the scarabs come to have ..."
7. The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1907)
"The flat base of the scarabs was used by the Egyptians for engraving with ... scarabs were set in rings and worn on the fingers by the dead and living, ..."