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Scarab of Thutmosis III
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05349
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Thutmosis III
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1295 / -1069
  • Period20th dynasty (Egypt > New Kingdom)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,8 cm, Width: 1,3 cm, Depth: 0,8 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 name of Thutmosis III, “mn-khpr-ra”, placed in an oval. Left, a horse (symbol of the pharaoh) trampling a defeated enemy. The engraving style, the motif and the morphology suggest a date after the 18th dynasty.