Scarab with a standing king and the name of Thutmose III "the image of Amen," on the base
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Length x width: 1.4 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bright green; color worn; glazed; incised details on back; incised hieroglyphics on lower face; hole lengthwise; good modeling.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way