<em>Openwork Ring</em>, ca. 1070-718 B.C.E. Faience, glazed, 1 x 1 in. (2.6 x 2.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.203. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.48.203_wwg8.jpg)

Openwork Ring

Medium: Faience, glazed

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1070-718 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 x 1 in. (2.6 x 2.6 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 48.203

Image: CUR.48.203_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Openwork, cylindrical, blue-green faience ring. Central, oblong panel with rhyt bird facing right, on each side of which is separate panel with single ded column surmounted by Atef crown. Closing the design are two separate panels each with rhyt bird, facing. Narrow openwork border at top and base of ring. Very fine quality. Condition: Intact. Ring misshapen in firing. Form of upper edge roughly oval.

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