Scarab with name of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 3.5 x 1.7 x 2.6 cm (1 3/8 x 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1978.686

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Large green steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and cartouche of Thutmose III on base.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer