University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E9192
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abydos
Locus: Tomb E 108
Period: Middle Kingdom
Twelfth Dynasty
Date Made: 1938 - 1759 BC
Early Date: -1939
Late Date: -1758
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Gold
Lapis
Height: 3cm
Width: 3cm
Depth: 1cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account, 1900
Other NumberAES 1883 - Original Number

Description

Scarab seal ring with the lapis seal pierced longitudinally and mounted in a gold setting. A gold wire runs through the bezel to form the ring, and the ends of this wire are twisted around the shank.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Year of Color: Stone and Marble from Antiquity to the Present (19 Aug 2014 - Aug 2015)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Wegner, Jennifer H. 2014. Hidden Treasures: Abydos in the Basement. Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 56 (1): 42-51. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47, fig13View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 194View Objects cited in this Publication

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