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Scaraboid with prenomen of Amenhotep III

Scaraboid of blue faience with no detailing on back. Base carries open cut hieroglyphs spelling the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Amenhotep III (Nebmaatre).

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

67.1096

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids