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Scarab Ring

Period:
Second Intermediate Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 15
Date:
ca. 1648–1540 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Possibly from Eastern Delta
Medium:
Gold, amethyst
Dimensions:
scarab: l. 1.7 cm (11/16 in); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in) ring: diam. 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1968
Accession Number:
68.136.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 111
Purchased by the Museum from Nicolas Koutoulakis, Geneva.

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