About this object

Pale blue glass forgery of a scarab with plain polished back, and incised cartouche Thutmosis III (Menkheperra) surrounded by a dotted border on the underside. Pierced through the width for suspension.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Egyptian
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1850 AD before
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1850 before
  • Measurements
    16.5 mm x 11.5 mm x 5.5 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
Have 21 place tagsPage load time: 93 ms