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Signet Ring

Period:
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Akhenaten
Date:
ca. 1353–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Red faience
Dimensions:
h. 1.9 cm (3/4 in); w. 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.221
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 122
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The Royal Wife Tiye
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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