About this object

Part of a lentoid- shaped in pale blue with inscription in dark blue with the name of Amenhotep III, Neb-maat-Re, in a cartouche with netjer nefer signs at the top. Two thread holes at one end for suspension. One end is broken.

Purchased at Sotheby's 15 December 1924, lot 437 "Part of a Bead, violet and blue with cartocuhe of Amen-hotep III; another of Tuthmosis IV; part of an ornamental Seal, with Tets in relief; a Scaraboid; two Scarabs; and a Pectoral Scarab (7)". Formerly in the collection of Gustave Natorp Esq.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Persona Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1390 BC - 1352 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Amenhotep III)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1900s early
  • Measurements
    46 mm x 17 mm x 7 mm
  • Note
    Ex Wellcome Collection 83/20
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)


Previous owners

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