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Scarab Finger Ring

New Kingdom
Dynasty 18
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below the Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), burial 2, mummy, 3rd finger of left hand, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Red jasper, silver
L. of scarab 1.6 cm (5/8 in); w. 1.2 cm (1/2 in); h. 0.8 cm (5/16 in) H. of ring 2.1 cm (13/16 in); w. 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1935–1936. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1936.

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