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Scarab Ring of Ruiu

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), east chamber, Burial of Ruiu (IV), mummy, 3rd finger left hand, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Steatite (glazed), silver
Dimensions:
L. 1.4 cm (9/16 in); w. 1 cm (3/8 in); h. 0.6 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.52
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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