About this object

Bright blue glazed faience finger ring. Mould made with oval bezel inscribed with hieroglyphs reading, "Neb-maat-Re", which was the throne name (prenomen) of King Amenhotep III of the Eighteenth Dynasty.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1390 BC later (Dynasty 18: Reign of Amenhotep III and later)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Henry Stobart
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1855
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 23 mm x 24 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Previous owner); Henry Stobart ( Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • Handbook and Guide to the Egyptian Collection on Exhibition in the Public Museums, Liverpool 4th Edition

    Newberry, Percy; Peet, Thomas Eric

    Author: Newberry, Percy; Peet, Thomas Eric
    Publisher: City of Liverpool Public Museums
    Date: 1932-03
    Description: The original handbook and guide was largey the work of Professor Newberry, before he retired from the Chair of Egyptology at the University of Liverpool. Professor T. E. Peet saw its completion, but also its revison in subsequent editions. The section on Meroe has been written by Miss D M Vaughan, M.A.

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: 1857
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donated to this museum
  • Henry Stobart

    Owned from: 1855
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1857
    Disposal method: Sold to Joseph Mayer
Object view = Humanities
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