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Scarab Inscribed with the Throne Name of Thutmose III

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. 0.6 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1926–1927. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1927.

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