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Very Large Steatite Scarab for Amenhotep III, ca. 3,8 cm


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This is a very large scarab for Amenhotep III. with an interesting inscription.
The scarab is inscribed: Neb-Maat-Re (cartouche), who loves the Nile flooding.

For similar ones, see:
Petrie, William Matthew Flinders. Scarabs and Cylinders with Names. Pl. XXXI - XXXIII,
10-47

Date: New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1390-1352 B.C.
Material: Steatite
Size: ca. 3,8 cm; c. 1.50 inches
Condition: chipped
Provenance: Estate of J.G., bought 1973 in Cairo; name will given to the new owner

The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.