Scarab with prenomen of Thutmose III

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

66.991

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Green glazed steatite scarab; base inscribed with a seated lion and hieroglyphic text reading “Lord of the Two Lands, Menkheperra”

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1966: given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer