Scarab Inscribed for Hatshepsut
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18, early
- Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
- ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 7 (G), MMA excavations, 1926–27
- Steatite (glazed)
- L. 1.6 cm (5/8 in); w. 1.2 cm (1/2 in); h. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1927
- Accession Number:
This scarab was found in one of the foundation deposits located along the front wall of the lower court of Hatshepsut's funerary temple at Deir el-Bahri. The inscription on the base records Hatshepsut's personal name (Hatshepsut).