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Ring with an incised inscription in hieroglyphs arranged vertically on the bezel, which is formed as a cartouche. The inscription reads "Amun Ra, lord of heaven, king of the gods."

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1983: G. Max Bernheimer, Cambridge, MA; 1990: given by G. Max Bernheimer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of G. Max Bernheimer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1070–945 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6.1 x 1.8 x 2.9 cm (2 3/8 x 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1990.509

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings