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Scarab of Amenhotep III
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.05605
  • Object nameStamp seal
  • TitleScarab of Amenhotep III
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Unknown
  • Date-1390 / -1352 (uncertain)
  • PeriodAmenhotep III (Amenophis III-Nebmaätre) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialSteatite (mineral) (Stone > Mineral)
  • TechniqueGlaze (Ceramics > Decoration and finishing)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,7 cm, Width: 1,2 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 Amenhotep III (“nb-maAt-ra”) in an oval, accompanied by the epithet “mry imn” (‘beloved by Amon’).