Medium: Steatite, glaze
Dates:ca. 1390-1352 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 1 × 1 13/16 × 2 13/16 in. (2.5 × 4.6 × 7.1 cm) Weight: 0.2 lb. (112.2 g)
Accession Number: 34.1300
Catalogue Description: Green. Steatite “Lion Hunt” scarab of Amenophis III. Text commemorates the number of lions killed by Amenhotep III in his first ten regnal years. Originally covered with a bright light green glaze only faint traces of which remain. Pierced. Condition, inscription badly damaged, about quarter of it missing. Entire piece chipped and worn.