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

Thing

Made Of
steatite
Type of Thing
scarab
Techniques
incised, pierced

People

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

Place

Found In
Lachish

Time

Acquired In
1980
Period/Culture
Late Bronze Age

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