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Scarab Ring of Ruiu

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), east chamber, Burial of Ruiu (IV), mummy, 3rd finger left hand, MMA excavations, 1935–36
Medium:
Steatite (glazed), silver
Dimensions:
L. 1.5 cm (9/16 in.); W. 1 cm (3/8 in.); H. 0.5 cm (3/16 in.); Diam. of ring 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.3.54
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.

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