Location: On Display in the Eastern Mediterranean Gallery

From: Israel | Beth Shean

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 29-104-23
Current Location Eastern Mediterranean Gallery - On Display
Provenience Israel | Beth Shean
Archaeology Area CN IV, Tomb 219
Section Near Eastern
Materials Steatite | Gold
Iconography King | Double Crown | Sceptre

In gold mounting with an eye at each end for attachment of the ring. White steatite, brown remains of glaze. On the base is the figure of a king wearing a double crown and holding a sceptre; in front of him is a cartouche containing the prenomen Tuthmosis III.

Oren: “Scarab.” “Description: White steatite with remains of brown glaze; in gold mounting with an eye at each end for the attachment to a ring. Prothorax and wing-cases indicated, legs cut wide open and striated. Back sloping down, head trapezoidal and clypeus in the shape of a crown.

Design: A king wearing the double crown and holding a scepter hqa in front of a cartouche containing Men-Kheper-Ra which is the prenomen of Thuthmose III.”

Height 1 cm
Length 2 cm
Width 1.4 cm
Credit Line Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1921-1928
Other Number 26-10-187 - Field No SF

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