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Signet Ring Bearing the Name Ramesses II

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Bronze
  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1152-1145 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 19
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 13/16 × 5/8 × 1 in. (2.1 × 1.6 × 2.6 cm)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.873E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bronze signet ring, cast solid in one piece, inscribed for Rameses II. Condition: Small chips and some corrosion. There is a small crack which has been mended.
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