Scarab Ring of Neferkhawet, Silver, gold, glazed steatite

Scarab Ring of Neferkhawet

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18, early
Reign:
reign of Thutmose I–early sole Thutmose III
Date:
ca. 1504–1447 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb of Neferkhawet (MMA 729), west chamber B, Burial of Neferkhawet (I), 3rd finger, left hand, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Silver, gold, glazed steatite
Dimensions:
Scarab in bezel: L. 2 cm (13/16 in.); W. 1.3 cm (1/2 in.); H. 0.8 cm (5/16 in.); Diam. of ring 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.104
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934–1935. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.