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Scaraboid with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

Oval plaque of blue-green faience bearing open cut decoration on both sides. One side shows four uraei arranged symmetrically around a central oval. The opposite side carries a writing of the prenomen of Dynasty 18 King Thutmose III (Menkheperkare).


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(?), 1539–1075 B.C.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids