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Double cowroid with prenomen of Thutmose III

Double cowroid of blue-green faience; backs of both shell elements decorated with incised line decoration. Flaring cylindrical elements at both ends for suspension piercing. Bases of both shell elements inscribed with heiroglyphs reading in opposite directions. One side spells the prenomen of King...

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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

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

Accession Number

67.1101

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets