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Ring with scarab bezel

Roman Period
Dynasty 20–22 (?)
30 B.C.–A.D. 364.
From Egypt
Glazed steatite, copper alloy
Diam. of ring: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)
Scarab; L. 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); w. 1.1 cm (7/16 in.); h. 1.1 cm (1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
Not on view
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

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