Scaraboid with prenomen of Amenhotep III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width x height: 2.0 x 1.3 x 0.7 cm (13/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

67.1096

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Scaraboid of blue faience with no detailing on back. Base carries open cut hieroglyphs spelling the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Amenhotep III (Nebmaatre).

Provenance

By 1967: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer December 1, 1967.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer