About this object

Broad circular ring with slit opening. The identitiy is uncertain but it may have been worn as a hair ornament.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1295 BC about
  • Materials
    Glass
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry S Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    25 mm x 13 mm
  • Note
    1 of 14 red glass and jasper rings under the number 1973.1.72
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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