Large white steatite scarab with remains of green glaze in leg and base incisions, pierced longitudinally: back: clypeus, head and eyes marked; pronotum and elytra marked and elytra divided into two; humeral callosities marked. side: triangular legs with rear legs marked; slightly convex profile. base: oval incised border surrounds double cartouche and hieroglyphs - cartouche on right reads:`the good god, Neb-maat-re' (Amenhotep III), `beloved of Amen-re' below; cartouche on left reads: `son of Ra, Amenhotep, prince of Thebes, lord of two lands'.

An00438236 001 l


Made Of
Type of Thing
incised, pierced


Acquired From
Institute of Archaeology to The British Museum
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Starkey, J L


Found In


Acquired In
Late Bronze Age

Empty fields

We failed to find metadata for the fields listed below. It's very likely the British Museum RDF record contains the answer.
(You can click on these, but the ones with "_" in them don't work as facets. You'll see a blank page. We'll fix that at some point.)

label Exhibition Related Event About the Works Of Depicted Depicted Depicted Previous Owner In Inscription Place Depicted Inscribed With From About Authority (?) Inscription By In Series dimension_depth dimension_diameter dimension_thickness dimension_weight By Ethnic Group inscription_note In Gallery Author Calligrapher Made Designer Artist Influenced By Likely / Unlikely (?) Maker Made In Painter Painted In Photographer Printmaker Publisher Published In Exhibition History px_object_exhibition_label School Subject title_translation Ware

Code / Data

View JSON  /   Download RDF  /   View RDF (web view)  /   Search British Museum website for object