Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Royal-name scarab depicting King Ramesses II seated on a throne and holding the royal scepter
Egypt
13th century BCE
Glazed steatite
1.6 x 1.2 x 0.7 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.31.3899
 
 
The base displays the birth name Ramesses (probably Ramesses I or II) and the king's image seated on his throne

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