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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).

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(?), 1539–1075 B.C.

Accession Number

67.1099

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids