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Scarab Ring

Period:
Third Intermediate Period or later
Dynasty:
Dynasty 21–25
Date:
ca. 1070–664 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Gold, glazed steatite
Dimensions:
Diam. 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.958
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
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.

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