<em>Scarab Seal of Khaseshesre-Neferhotep</em>, ca. 1630–1539 B.C.E. Steatite, glaze, 3/8 × 11/16 × 15/16 in. (0.9 × 1.7 × 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.505E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.505E_NegF_print_bw.jpg)

Scarab Seal of Khaseshesre-Neferhotep

Medium: Steatite, glaze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1630–1539 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3/8 × 11/16 × 15/16 in. (0.9 × 1.7 × 2.4 cm)


Accession Number: 37.505E

Image: CUR.37.505E_NegF_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Glazed (the glaze has turned brown) steatite scarab inscribed with the name of Khaseshere- Neferjotep. The piece is pierced from front to rear for suspension. The piece has a high prothorax which is separated from the elytra by a single line which curves towards the rear. The front legs are notched. The inscription is as follows: “The Good God, Khaseshere, begotten by the God’s Father Hanankhef”. Condition: Glaze gone brown and discolored.

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