From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1908–09
Rogers Fund, 1909
Not on view
On this bead the king Iaib Wahibre is called "beloved of Sobek, lord of Sumenu." Sumenu was a major sanctuary of the crocodile god Sobek in the Theban area.
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.
Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 342-343, fig. 226.