Scarab Inscribed With The Titulary of Amenhotep I
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18, early
- reign of Amenhotep I
- ca. 1525–1504 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 37, Hall (C), burial 16, inside large round basket, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1911
- Jasper (green)
- L. 1.8 cm (11/16 in); W. 1.3 cm (1/2 in); Th. 0.9 cm (3/8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
- Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Scarabs made from hard stone, which is difficult to carve, are not common in the New Kingdom. This one bears the prenomen and nomen of Amenhotep I.