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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).


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.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids