Scarab Finger Ring of Senwosret III

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12–13
Reign: reign of Senwosret III
Date: ca. 1850–1750 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Dahshur, de Morgan excavations, 1894–95
Medium: Amethyst, gold
Dimensions: ring diam. 2 cm (13/16 in); scarab: l. 1.3 cm (1/2 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.756

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