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Scarab depicting king kneeling and presenting wine to Thoth, moon god and god of wisdom, depicted as a baboon
Egypt
13th century BCE
Glazed steatite
L: 2; W: 1.4 cm
Harry Stern Collection, bequest of Kurt Stern, London
Accession number: 76.31.1967


From the Israel Museum publications:
Ben-Tor, Daphna, The Scarab, A Reflection of Ancient Egypt, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1989

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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