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Men-kheper-re scarabs

New Kingdom - Late Period

In the late New Kingdom and Late Period scarabs with the throne name of Thutmose III - Men-kheper-re - became very popular. Only archaeological context and stylistic features and motifs can date the scarabs - the name of the king alone is evidently not enough.

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UC 13204 UC 61144 UC 61147 UC 71895

further reading:

Jaeger 1982 (monographs on this scarab type)


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