Finger Ring



Strirrup-shaped finger ring in silver with broad shoulders and oval bezel inscribed with hieroglyphs, translated by Samuel Birch as "beloved of Maat, resident in the Hall of Two Truths" (Gatty Slip). There is a hand-copy of the inscription made by Professor Percy Newberry in 1910 on the catalogue card. It was described in a 1931 exhibition catalogue as being electrum and of the Late Period. Gatty Slip (1873): Silver ring, with the titles of a king on the plate, styled 'Beloved of the resident in the hall of the (2 truths)'.