Marriage scarab of Amenhotep III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1353 B.C.


Dimensions

Width x length: 6.6 x 9.3 cm (2 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.420

Medium or Technique

Steatite

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite marriage scarab of Amenhotep III. Back worn in places; proper left of clypeus broken away. On the underside, the bottom left is broken away.

Provenance

By 1985: with Charles Ede, London; purchased by the MFA from Charles Ede September 24, 1985.
(Accession Date: September 24, 1985)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund