Scarab with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

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


Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.601

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Steatite scarab with hieroglyphic text on base, with prenomen of Thutmose III, Menkheperra.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer