Scarab Inscribed with the Throne Name of Thutmose III, Steatite, glazed

Scarab Inscribed with the Throne Name of Thutmose III

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 7 (G), MMA excavations, 1926–27
Medium:
Steatite, glazed
Dimensions:
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:
27.3.308
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.