Unknown Egyptian, ‘Heart Scarab of Hatnefer’, ca. 1492–1473 B.C., The Metropolitan Museum of Art

New Kingdom; Dynasty 18, early; reign of Thutmose II–Early Joint reign; from Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Tomb of Hatnefer and Ramose (below TT 71), Mummy of Hatnefer, MMA excavations, 1935–36; scarab: L. 6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.), W. 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.), H. 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Image rights: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Rogers Fund, 1936), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal

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