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Scarab Finger Ring Inscribed "God's Wife Hatshepsut"

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1479–1458 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, el-Asasif, Tomb CC 37, Burial 21, third finger of man's left hand, Carnarvon/Carter 1911
Medium: Steatite (glazed), silver
Dimensions: Ring: w. 2.4 cm (15/16 in); l. with setting 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in) Scarab: l. 1.4 cm (9/16 in); w. 1.2 cm (1/2 in); th. 0.7 cm (1/4 in)
Credit Line: Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number: 26.7.770

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