Finger Ring card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Finger Ring


Currently not on display


Yellow faience ring bezel bearing, in raised relief, a representation of a woman playing a lute with a monkey at her feet and a lotus bud before her face. Hoop missing. 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).