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Scarab Ring

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Object Number:E9192
Current Location: Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: Tomb E 108
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1938 - 1759 BCE
Early Date: -1939
Late Date: -1758
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Lapis
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 3 cm
Width: 3 cm
Depth: 1 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account, 1900
Other Number:AES 1883 - Original Number

Description

Scarab seal ring with the lapis seal pierced longitudinally and mounted in a gold setting. A gold wire runs through the bezel to form the ring, and the ends of this wire are twisted around the shank.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition
Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. "Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 56. no. 1. pg. 42-51 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 47, fig13View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 194View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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