Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Commemorative scarab of King Amenhotep III bearing his five names and the name of his queen, Tiy
Egypt
14th century BCE
Glazed steatite
8.4 x 5.9 x 3.5 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.18.235
 
 
One of two commemorative scarabs of King Amenhotep III bearing his five names and the name of his queen, Tiy

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