Finger Ring Inscribed with the Cartouches of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
- New Kingdom
- Dynasty 18
- Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
- ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
- From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
- Green jasper, gold
- Diam. 2.3 cm (7/8 in); l. of plaque 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. Frederick F. Thompson, 1915
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This square-cut jasper ring, is inscribed with the cartouches of Thutmose III (at left) and Hatshepsut (at right). The inscription on its reverse reads "The First Prophet of Horus of Nekhen, Tjeni," suggesting that it may actually have been used as a working seal.