About this object

Finger ring with thick gold shank, twisted gold wire and gold swivel oval setting enclosing a haematite scarab with a plain base. The setting now only swivels slightly.

Display dimensions on mount: H 31 mm W 20 mm L 29 mm.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom or later
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC or later
  • Materials
    Haematite; Gold
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    9 mm x 18 mm x 20 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Associated Person, collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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