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Signet Ring

Unknownca. 664-404 B.C.E.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Gold signet ring of a "Priest of Isis of Cheops" i.e. a priest of the temple of Isis at Giza. The bezel is oval shaped with the inscribed area being slightly raised leaving an oval border. The priests name is Neferbire.

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Details

  • Title: Signet Ring
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 664-404 B.C.E.
  • Type: Accessory, Jewelry
  • Rights: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/4094/Signet_Ring
  • Medium: Gold
  • Possible place collected: Giza, Egypt
  • Period: Late Period
  • Dynasty: XXVI Dynasty-XXVII Dynasty
  • Dimensions: Height 13/16 in., 0.5 lb. (2.1 cm, 0.2kg)Bezel: Width 11/16 x Length 15/16 in. (1.8 x 2.5 cm)
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 37.734E

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