Scarab Inscribed with the Name Menkheperre (Thutmose III)

Steatite | 0.9in | c. 1479-1186 B.C.

Unknown Artist

An oval – a debased version of the royal cartouche – is incised on the right side of the scarab’s base and contains the throne name of Thutmose III, Menkheperre. Thutmose III (Dynasty 18, ca. 1479-1425 B.C.) was a pharaoh who was venerated after his ...
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