Ben van den Bercken MA

Ben van den Bercken is an archaeologist and former assistant-curator Engraved Gems at the National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden. His work on the collection of engraved gems include contributions to the collection’s history, Egyptian scarabs and cylinders seals. As an archaeologist he is working at excavations in Alexandria, Egypt.


Books by Ben van den Bercken

Engraved Gems

From antiquity to the present

Edited by Ben van den Bercken & Vivian Baan | Forthcoming

Many are no larger than a fingertip. They are engraved with symbols, magic spells and images of gods, animals and emperors. These stones were used...








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