Ring of Sithathoryunet

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12
Reign: reign of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III
Date: ca. 1887–1813 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Fayum Entrance Area, Lahun, Tomb of Sithathoryunet (BSA Tomb 8), Chamber E, box 1, Egypt Exploration Society excavations, 1914
Medium: Gold, inlaid with carnelian, lapis lazuli, turquoise, and blue and green (now white) paste
Dimensions: l. 1.7 cm (11/16 in); w. 1 cm (3/8 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund and Henry Walters Gift, 1916
Accession Number: 16.1.24

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: