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The Ashburnham Ring

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA71492

  • Title (object)

    • The Ashburnham Ring
  • Description

    Gold finger-ring: with a solid-cast rectangular swivel-bezel inscribed on one face with prenomen of Thutmose III and epithets: 'Menkhperra beloved of Ptah beautiful-of-face'. The verso has the Two Ladies name of the king: 'Great of Terror in All Lands'.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 1.85 centimetres (bezel)
    • Width: 1.6 centimetres (bezel)
    • Diameter: 2.95 centimetres (ring)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        hieroglyphic
      • Inscription Position

        bezel
      • Inscription Comment

        Names Thutmose III.
  • Curator's comments

    Published:
    C. Ziegler, The Pharaohs, Venice 2002, p. 443 [139].

  • Bibliography

    • Andrews 1990 148d bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G61/dc4/sB

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2002 8 Sept-2003 25 May, Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Les Pharaons

  • Condition

    good

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1989

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA71492

  • Registration number

    1989,0304.1

Gold finger-ring: with a solid-cast rectangular swivel-bezel inscribed on one face with prenomen of Thutmose III and on other with 'nebty'-name. The verso has the prenomen and epithets.

Gold finger-ring: with a solid-cast rectangular swivel-bezel inscribed on one face with prenomen of Thutmose III and on other with 'nebty'-name. The verso has the prenomen and epithets.

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