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Scarab Ring of Neferkhawet

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), west chamber B, Burial of Neferkhawet (I), 3rd finger, left hand, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Silver, gold, glazed steatite
Dimensions:
L. of scarab in bezel 2 cm (13/16 in); w. 1.3 cm (1/2 in); diam. of ring 2.5 cm (1 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.104
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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