Cartouche with the name of pharaoh Hatshepsut, Egyptian 18th Dynasty
This cartouche, the base of a scarab, gives the extended form of Hatshepsuts personal name, Hatshepsut-united-with-Amun; a small ankh is also inscribed (bottom right). It was found during the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Egyptian expedition in 1926-1927, at Hatshepsut's funerary temple at Deir el-Bahri in Western Thebes. 18th Dynasty, ca. 1479–1458 B.C.E.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC.
The earring pendants are stainless steel, and the glass cabochon measures 18 x 13mm. All earrings have sterling silver hooks and come in a sturdy card gift box.