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Scarab Finger Ring

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography:
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
Medium:
Green jasper, gold
Dimensions:
L. of scarab and bezel 1.8 cm (11/16 in); w. 1.3 cm (1/2 in); h. 0.8 cm (5/16 in) H. of ring 1.7 cm (11/16 in); w. at bezel 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.3.187
Not on view
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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