Scarab with name of Queen Tiye
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
Width x length: 2.5 x 3.4 cm (1 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large, white, glazed scarab pierced lengthwise. Back worn and chipped. Base inscribed “Great Royal Wife, Tiye.”
By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.
Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer