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Scarab Finger Ring

Period:
New Kingdom, Ramesside
Dynasty:
Dynasty 19
Reign:
reign of Amenhotep II
Date:
ca. 1279–1213 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bronze or copper alloy
Dimensions:
Diam. 2.5cm (1 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.942
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 124
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Mace, Arthur C. 1911. "The Murch Collection of Egyptian Antiquities." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 1 (January, Supplement), p. 11, fig. 4.

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