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Scarab with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

Steatite scarab with traces of blue glaze. Naturalistic back type. Base inscribed "Menkheperre, the great god, lord of the two lands."

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, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Accession Number

67.1116

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids