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Scarab with name of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

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Large green steatite scarab with naturalistic back type and cartouche of Thutmose III on base.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 3.5 x 1.7 x 2.6 cm (1 3/8 x 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1978.686

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids