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Scarab Finger Ring

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1786–1482 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 37 Chamber A, Coffin 77C, Carnarvon excavations
Medium:
Steatite, silver wire
Dimensions:
Diam. of ring 2.5 cm (1 in); L. of scarab 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.771
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon at Thebes, Lower Asasif, 1911; acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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