Double cowroid with prenomen of Thutmose III
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Length x width x height: 1.5 x 1.3 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 1/2 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Double cowroid of blue-green faience; backs of both shell elements decorated with incised line decoration. Flaring cylindrical elements at both ends for suspension piercing. Bases of both shell elements inscribed with heiroglyphs reading in opposite directions. One side spells the prenomen of King Thutmose III (Menkheperre) with a vulture at top, while the reading of the other side is uncertain.
By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer