Finger Ring card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Finger Ring

1973.1.53b

Currently not on display

Information

Rectangular finger ring bezel with openwork design depicting the head of Hathor. Polychrome colour of bright blue, white, mauve and brown. Top part of shank preserved on either side. Old mend has failed and bezel is in two pieces. Purchased for the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum at Sotheby's, London, 16 December 1924 (Bethell collection), Lot 358; previously in the Tyssen-Amherst collection, sold at Sotheby's, London, 17 June 1921 as part of a group of faience ring fragments from Petrie's 1891-92 excavations at Tell el-Amarna (lots 883-886).