About this object

Green glazed steatite scaraboid seal in the form of a cat. On the flat base is engraved with the cartouche of Tuthmose III (Menkheperra) and the signs for beautiful (nfr) and god (nTr). Fine technique. 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
    1550 BC - 1295 BC (Dynasty 18)
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer, 1867
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 6.5 mm x 7 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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