Scarab Finger Ring

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, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, below the Tomb of Senenmut (TT 71), burial 2, mummy, 3rd finger of left hand, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium: Red jasper, silver
Dimensions: L. of scarab 1.6 cm (5/8 in); w. 1.2 cm (1/2 in); h. 0.8 cm (5/16 in) H. of ring 2.1 cm (13/16 in); w. 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.3.186

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