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Finger Ring with a Representation of Ptah
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Finger Ring with a Representation of Ptah


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The ring is a moveable over pluck, which shows on one side. The standing figure of Ptah has a shrine with his name written in front of him. In the backside, the name Amun-Re is inscribed.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/19/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Maurice Nahman, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Creator
Period
664-322 BC (Late Period)
Medium
green jasper, gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.387
Measurements
H: 1 3/8 x Diam: 15/16 in. (3.5 x 2.4 cm); Bezel H: 13/16 x W: 1/2 x D: 3/16 in. (2 x 1.3 x 0.4 cm)
Geography
  • Egypt (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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