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Scarab of Thutmosis IV
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05590d
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Thutmosis IV
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery: Unknown
    Place of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
  • Date-1400 / -1390
  • PeriodThutmosis IV (Menkheperure) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics (techniques) > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1 cm, Width: 0,7 cm, Depth: 0,5 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab bears the throne name of Thutmosis IV, “mn-khpr.w-ra”: the hieroglyph “mn” between the solar disk of Ra and the dung beetle “khpr”. Below, three strokes for the plural “w”.