Scaraboid with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Length x width x height: 1.5 x 1.0 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Scarab of blue glazed steatite with schematic back type; only traces of glaze remaining on back and legs. A vertical cartouche containing the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Thutmose III (Menkheperre) appears on the base aside a falcon/vulture, in flight and grasing a sun disc. Traces of blue also in the incised decoration. 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