About this object

Bright blue glazed Egyptian faience finger ring. Mould made with oval bezel inscribed "Neb-maat-Re", which is the prenomen of the pharaoh Amenhotep III.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • 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
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 23 mm x 24 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer (Collector, previous owner); Henry Stobart (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: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donated to this museum
  • Henry Stobart

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1857
    Disposal method: Sold to Joseph Mayer
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