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Seal Ring with the Name of Akhenaten
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Seal Ring with the Name of Akhenaten


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This is a sturdy seal ring of royal blue faience, imitating the shape of precious rings of the period. The inscription gives the throne name of King Amenophis IV (Akhenaten).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/23/1959Treatmentcleaned
8/21/1998Examinationsurvey
Exhibitions
  • 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.
Inscriptions [Translation] Akhenaten
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1351-1334 BCE (New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Amarna)
Medium
Egyptian faience
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.201
Measurements
Ring H: 9/16 x W: 1 1/16 x Diam: 13/16 in. (1.48 x 2.71 x 0.03 x 2.1 cm); Bezel W: 3/8 x L: 7/8 in. (1.01 x 2.15 cm)
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