Scarab with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (?)
Length x width x depth: 1.7 x 1.2 x 8 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)
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Scarab of steatite with naturalistic back type; V-notches on elytra. Base inscribed with a horizontal cartouche containing the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Thutmose III (Menkheperre) above a reclining bull wearing a cloth and set before a scepter/stalk. 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