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Gold bead with a chased cartouche

Hollow gold oval (scaraboid) with double transverse holes. Impressed cartouche "Men-kheper-re" between winged uraeae and "ankh"-signs. Back plain, soldered on. [Alternate Text:] In the center of the decoration is the cartouche, or oval, ring with the prenomen of King Thutmose III, which reads...

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Provenance

Acquired by Peabody Museum from Dr. Grant Bey, Cairo, 1887. Peabody Museum No. 45865 or 6. Exchanged by V/T January 21, 1937 and V/C January 7, 1944 with Peabody Museum, Harvard University. (Accession Date: January 7, 1947)

Credit Line

By exchange with the Peabody Museum, Harvard

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

Object Place

Egypt

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

44.36

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads