University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Tarraneh
Period: Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made: 1539-1292 BC
Early Date: -1540
Late Date: -1291
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Iconography:Inscription
scarab
Length: 8.3 cm
Width: 5.3 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1890
Other Number:ES 21 - Original Number

Description

Large steatite scarab with 8 lines of incised inscription, commemmorating Amenhotep III's lion hunts during the first 10 years of his reign.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 159/7.23View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W., and Silverman, David P. 2006. Akhenaten and Tutankhamun Revolution and Restoration.. Philadelphia. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 151-153, fig.137-139View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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