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Ring Weight

Object Name:
Ring weight
8th–9th century
Attributed to Egypt
H. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) W. 2 1/16 in. (5.2 cm) D. 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm) Wt. 3.8 oz. (107.7 g)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Stamp, Arabic; indecipherable.

Marking: Stamp
Julien Gréau, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, New York (by 1903–d. 1913; coll. cat., 1903, no. 1015); his estate(1913–17; gifted to MMA)
Froehner, Wilhelm. Collection Julien Gréau : Verrerie Antique, Emaillerie et Poterie Appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. Paris, 1903. no. 1015.

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