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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
  • 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)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Signet Ring Bearing the Name Ramesses II, ca. 1152-1145 B.C.E. Bronze, 13/16 × 5/8 × 1 in. (2.1 × 1.6 × 2.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.873E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.873E_wwg8.jpg)
    IMAGE installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.37.873E_wwg8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    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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