Scarab of Sebekhotep III
- Middle Kingdom
- Dynasty 13
- reign of Sebekhotep III
- ca. 1748–1741 B.C.
- From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, Radim, MMA excavations, 1920–22
- Glazed steatite
- L. 2.3 × W. 1.7 × H. 1.1 cm (7/8 × 11/16 × 7/16 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Royal name scarab inscribed with the prenomen and nomen of Sobekhotep III: "the good god Sekhemre-sewadjtawy Sobekhotep, living for ever, born of the god’s father Mentuhotep."