Description The bezel and hoop of this gold ring seem to have been cast in one pin-shaped piece, the hoop being subsequently bent square and attached to the bezel. The design on the lentoid bezel is chased and partly gouged out. It shows a cow in a boat passing through a papyrus thicket, the stalks and flowers of which appear above the back of the cow. The scene represents the story of the cow goddess Hathor welcoming the dead in the western marshes.
|10/19/1978||Examination||examined for condition|
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters (?)
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