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Scarab Inscribed with the Throne Name of Amenhotep II

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep II
Date:
ca. 1427–1400 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Faience, gold
Dimensions:
Overall: L. 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.583
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
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Amenhotep II, the valiant lion, a white bull trampling the nomads.
Formerly Theodore M. Davis Collection. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned, 1930.

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