About this object

Black scarab shaped seal engraved with four rows of hieroglyphic inscription and depiction of a couchant lion before the throne name of Tuthmose III inside a cartouche (Menkheperra). Pierced through the length for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1479 BC - 1425 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Thutmosis III)
  • Materials
    Steatite
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    8 mm x 15 mm x 20 mm; 5/16 in x 9/16 in x 13/16 in
  • Note
    Original documentation lost and new number assigned in 1978 accession series.
Object view = Humanities
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