Scarab Inscribed Hatshepsut, Living Forever

New Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116

this scarab comes from one of the three foundation deposits that were discovered along the eastern enclosure wall of Hatshepsut's funerary temple at Deir el-Bahri. The inscription on the base reads: Hatshepsut, living forever.

Scarab Inscribed Hatshepsut, Living Forever, Steatite (glazed)

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