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Finger Ring with Names of Amun-Re in a Cartouche
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Finger Ring with Names of Amun-Re in a Cartouche


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Description In this greenish faience example the surface within the signs is well preserved and bluer than the rest of the ring. The inscription reads "He who is on the seat of Amun-Re'-Kamutef." This god was honored in a special cult at Karnak.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929

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Period
1070-940 BCE (Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
Egyptian faience with pale green glaze
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.418
Measurements
Overall H: 1 in. (2.58 cm); Bezel W: 1/2 x L: 2 3/8 in. (1.28 x 6.02 cm); Inner Diam.: 11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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