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Marriage scarab of Amenhotep III

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Steatite marriage scarab of Amenhotep III. Back worn in places; proper left of clypeus broken away. On the underside, the bottom left is broken away.

Provenance

By 1985: with Charles Ede, London; purchased by the MFA from Charles Ede September 24, 1985. (Accession Date: September 24, 1985)

Credit Line

Egyptian Curator's Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1353 B.C.

Dimensions

Width x length: 6.6 x 9.3 cm (2 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.420

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids