Scarab Finger Ring

Period: Middle Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 12–13
Reign: reign of Amenemhat III
Date: ca. 1850–1750 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Dahshur, de Morgan excavations, 1894–95
Medium: Lapis lazuli scarab set in gold plate and on a gold wire ring Lapis-lazuli
Dimensions: diam. 2.5 cm (1 in); scarab: l. 1.8 cm (11/16 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.755

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