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Signet ring with prenomen of Amenhotep II

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Silver signet ring with swiveling rectangular bezel inscribed with the prenomen of Amenhotep II on one side and "stong bull, great of strength" on the other. Many signs are worn from use, but some still retain traces of Egyptian blue.


By 1985: Jeff Spier, Wilamette, IL; purchased by the MFA from Jeff Spier September 24, 1985. (Accession Date: September 24, 1985)

Credit Line

Alice M. Bartlett Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, 1426–1400 B.C.


Length of bezel: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings