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Scarab of Thutmosis III
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.07270
  • 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: 2,9 cm, Width: 2 cm, Depth: 1,1 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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The base of this scarab shows a horse and a prisoner whose hands are tied behind his back. Above, an oval with the throne name of Thutmosis III, “mn-khpr-ra”. The morphology of the scarab points to a posthumous production from the Ramessid Period, probably the 19th dynasty.