Scarab with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

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


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 0.9 x 1.3 x 1.7 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.1115

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and inscription on base incorporating the prenomen of Thutmose III, Menkheperre. Base broken along right side.

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer