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Ring with Cartouche-Shaped Bezel
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Ring with Cartouche-Shaped Bezel


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This example of turquoise-colored faience is chipped and has incrustations in the deeply cut, crisp hieroglyphs which read "May your house flourish, may your lifetime be jubilant under the gifts of Amun of Karnak (and) a high old age."
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/20/1977Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [obtained in Luxor]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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Creator
Period
1070-940 BC (Third Intermediate)
Medium
faience with blue glaze
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.417
Measurements
Cartouche Bezel L: 2 5/16 x W: 2 7/16 x D: 1/2 in. (5.93 x 6.23 x 1.28 cm); Inner Diam.: 1/2 in. (1.23 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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