Scarab with name of Ramesses III
New Kingdom, Dynasty 20
1.8 x 9 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 3 9/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Scarab of white steatite with damaged back (plates and clypeus); V-notches shown on elytra. Base decorated with an enthroned king holding a crook, seated before a vertical cartouche of Ramesses III (Usermaatre) with the epithet “Beloved of Amen.” Pierced.
By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.
Gift of Horace L. Mayer