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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:
Green jasper, gold
Dimensions:
L. of scarab and bezel 1.8 cm (11/16 in); w. 1.3 cm (1/2 in); h. 0.8 cm (5/16 in)
H. of ring 1.7 cm (11/16 in); w. at bezel 2.2 cm (7/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.3.187
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 116
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1935–1936. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1936.

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