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Scarab with prenomen of Thutmose III

Green glazed steatite scarab; base inscribed with a seated lion and hieroglyphic text reading "Lord of the Two Lands, Menkheperra"

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1966: given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

66.991

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids