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finger-ring

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA2965

  • Description

    Gold finger-ring: bezel in form of (left to right) Serapis, Isis and Harpocrates as human-headed uraei with tails entwined. Attached to a wire shank.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1stC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Depth: 2.3 millimetres
    • Height: 2.3 centimetres
    • Width: 2.7 centimetres
    • Weight: 14 grammes
  • Curator's comments

    Published:
    Ein Gott 215, no. 60, p. 66.

  • Bibliography

    • Andrews 1990 161d bibliographic details
    • Finger Ring 245 bibliographic details
    • Fluck et al. 2015 p.64 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2015 1 April - 15 Sept. Berlin, Bode Museum, 'EIN GOTT - Abrahams Erben am Nil'
    2015-2016, Oct 29-Feb 7, London, BM, G35, Egypt: Faith after the Pharaohs.

  • Condition

    good

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1839

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA2965

  • Registration number

    1839,0921.1090

  • Additional IDs

    • 1926,0617.8
    • BS.2965 (Birch Slip Number)
Gold finger-ring; bezel in form of Serapis, Harpocrates and Isis as human-headed uraei with tails entwined.

Gold finger-ring; bezel in form of Serapis, Harpocrates and Isis as human-headed uraei with tails entwined.

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