New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 7142, debris
Overall: 1.1 x 1.5 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This chipped and bored scarab has decoration in darker glaze on its back. The base is inscribed with the cartouche of Thutmose III. Mn-xpr-ra (Thutmose III) and royal titles (nTr nfr nb tAwy), scarab beetle with outspread wings below.
From Egypt, Giza, mastaba G 7142, debris. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition