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Ring of Sithathoryunet

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III
Date:
ca. 1887–1813 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Lahun, Tomb of Sithathoryunet (BSA Tomb 8), Chamber E, box 1, BSAE excavations 1914
Medium:
Gold, inlaid with carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise, and blue and green (now white) paste
Dimensions:
l. 1.7 cm (11/16 in); w. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and Henry Walters Gift, 1916
Accession Number:
16.1.24
Not on view
Excavated by Petrie at Lahun under the sponsorship of the British School of Archeology in Egypt, 1914. Received by Petrie in the division of finds. Purchased by the Museum from Petrie, 1916.

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