This is a very interesting large motto scarab.
This scarab is the only known example with this motto that includes images!
The underside shows an enthroned king, holding a crook and flail, under a winged sun-disc,
accompanied by a fan(?)-bearer, with two more courtiers below. The cartouche in front of
the king is a corrupted version of the throne-name of Thutmose III:
The cryptographic motto reads:
"One finds no refuge for the heart outside Amun-Ra"
For comparable scarabs with only the motto, see:
Étienne Drioton, "Amon, Refuge du Cour" in: "Zeitschrift für Ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde",
published by Fritz Hintze and Siegfried Lorenz (1954)
Date: Egypt, Ramesside Period, ca. 1300 - 1100 B.C.
Size: ca. 2,5 cm; c. 1 inch
Provenance: private collection (Vienna, Austria), formed before 1980.
The authenticity of the item is unconditionally guaranteed.
This item is accompanied with an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.