Scarab Inscribed With the Name of Queen Ahhotep

Period: Late Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 17–Early Dynasty 18
Reign: reign of Tao I to Joint reign
Date: ca. 1560–1458 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 44, Burial 4, Carnarvon/Carter excavations, 1912
Medium: Glassy faience
Dimensions: L. 2.1 cm (13/16 in); w. 1.5 cm (9/16 in); th. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.120

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