Scarab mounted in gold with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Length x width x height: 1.3 x 1.0 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Scarab of steatite in gold mounting with head completely broken off. The base is inscribed with the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Thutmose III (Menkheperre) followed by the epithet “Image of Amen.” Pierced.
By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer