Faience scarabs. 7th-6th centuries BC. From Isis Tomb, Italy
Faience scarabs. a) Egyptian, probably with the name of Psammetichus I (664-610 BC), b) Type imitated in the Aegean area, c) Maybe made A?a?A?a?in Phoenicia, d) Possibly made A?a?A?a?in Rhodes, e) Egyptian, possibly with the name Psammetichus II (595-589 BC): f) Egyptian style imitated freely; g) Imitation of Egyptian style. 7th-6th centuries BC. From Isis Tomb, Polledrara Cemetery, Italy. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom.
© Thaliastock / Mary Evans
Three insects and a snail on a Christmas card
Three insects and a snail on a Christmas card, progressing slowly along a country road. Date: circa 1890s
© The David Pearson Collection/Mary Evans Picture Library
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Cockchafer Beetle (close relative of May bug)
Cockchafer Beetle (close relative of May bug) - adult female - at night (Chioneosoma komarovi ). Central Karakum desert - hides in Saxaul bush during mating period - waiting for a male to come flying - Turkmenistan - Spring - April.
© Andrey Zvoznikov / ardea.com
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