Ring of Hatnefer

New Kingdom

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116

In addition to her exceptional heart scarab, Hatnefer was buried with several pieces of personal jewelry. These included two scarabs and two rings. This ring was found on the little finger of Hatnefer's left hand. The setting holds a cowrie-shaped seal-amulet with a scorpion inscribed on its base.

Ring of Hatnefer, Gold, glazed steatite

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