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Seal Ring with Name of Tutankhamun
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Seal Ring with Name of Tutankhamun


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This piece is a flimsily constructed pale turquoise-colored faience ring. The throne name of King Tutankhamun (Menkheperre) is impressed on the bezel.
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 [Inscription] Tut-ankh-amun (Menkheperre)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1333-1323 BCE (New Kingdom)
Medium
Egyptian faience with blue glaze
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.386
Measurements
H: 3/8 x W: 3/4 x D: 5/8 in. (0.91 x 1.83 x 1.61 cm); Bezel L: 5/16 x W: 3/16 in. (0.84 x 0.48 cm); Inner Diam.: 5/16 in. (0.82 cm); Outer Diam.: 9/16 in. (1.38 cm)
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