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Scarab with prenomen of Thutmose (Tuthmosis) III

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Steatite scarab with hieroglyphic text on base, with prenomen of Thutmose III, Menkheperra.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

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

Dimensions

Length: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.601

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids