Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Scarab bearing the king’s throne name with the title “Son of Atum ”
Egypt
14th century BCE
Glazed steatite
1.5 x 1.1 x 0.7 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.31.3801
 
 
The base displays the throne name of King Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten

Publications:
Ben-Tor, Daphna, The Scarab, A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1989

Exhibition:
The Scarab: A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Spertus Hall, 1989

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir