Scaraboid with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

Egyptian
New Kingdom(?)
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x height: 2.0 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1099

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Oval plaque of blue-green faience bearing open cut decoration on both sides. One side shows four uraei arranged symmetrically around a central oval. The opposite side carries a writing of the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Thutmose III (Menkheperkare).

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