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Scarab Finger Ring

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1425 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Wadi Gabbanat el-Qurud, Wadi D, Tomb of the 3 Foreign Wives of Thutmose III
Medium:
Gold, glazed steatite
Dimensions:
Diam. 2.5 cm (1 in); l. of scarab 1.7 cm (11/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.760
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 118
Formerly Carnarvon Collection, purchased in Luxor before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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