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Scarab Finger Ring

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1786–1482 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Tomb CC 37 Chamber A, Coffin 77C, Carnarvon excavations
Medium:
Steatite, silver wire
Dimensions:
Diam. of ring 2.5 cm (1 in); L. of scarab 1.5 cm (9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.771
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon at Thebes, Lower Asasif, 1911; acquired by Carnarvon in the division of finds. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

Carnarvon, 5th Earl of and Howard Carter 1912. Five Years' Explorations at Thebes. p. 85.

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