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Ring Shank

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Silver, copper
  • Reportedly From: Lower Egypt, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539–1190 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18 or 19, or Dynasty 25
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) 7/8 in. (2.3 cm) 7/8 × 7/8 × 3/16 in. (2.3 × 2.3 × 0.5 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver mixed with copper shank from a scarab ring. Tubular with ends tapering into loops. Wire wrapped around ends. Condition: Tarnished. One end missing. Loops formed by extrusion and bending over. Wire partially missing at one end.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Ring Shank, ca. 1539–1190 B.C.E. Silver, copper, 15/16 in. (2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.721E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.721E.JPG)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.721E.JPG. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2023
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