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Philippines Green Scarabs Jewel Beetle Bug - Salaguinto

Scarabs—the family of beetles to which jewel scarabs belong—were revered by ancient Egyptians as a symbol of the resurrection and the enduring human soul. T...
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Scarabs—the family of beetles to which jewel scarabs belong—were revered by ancient Egyptians as a symbol of the resurrection and the enduring human soul. The dung beetle came to represent the Egyptian morning sun god, Khepri, who was believed to roll the sun across the sky like the scarab beetle rolled a ball of dung across the sands. Depictions of this sacred symbol can be seen throughout Egyptian antiquity, including in jewelry. Though not directly associated with these treasures, the gemlike beauty of the Eygptian scarab’s New World cousin, Chrysina, is what led them to be called “jewel scarabs.”
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ElmarBayer PRO
 
ElmarBayer July 03, 2014
Great macro
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chocovoices July 03, 2014
thanks
denisenewman PRO
 
denisenewman March 29, 2015
What a gorgeous colour :)
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chocovoices March 30, 2015
thanks till next...
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pedronunoferreira March 30, 2015
Again the description makes the masterpiece work even more interesting.
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chocovoices March 30, 2015
thanks till next...

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