About this object

Finger ring of green and black specked diorite (?) carved in one piece imitating double shank & double oval plain bezel. John Garstang believed the bezel would once have been covered with a gold cap. Purchased in Luxor.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC about
  • Materials
    Stone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Professor Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Luxor
  • Date collected
    1949 before
  • Measurements
    10 mm x 21 mm x 23 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang (Collector, previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector)

Ownership

Previous owners

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