Finger Ring card

Finger Ring

1973.1.55a

Currently not on display

Information

Blue faience ring bezel bearing, in sunk relief, 6 hieroglyphs. Hoop missing. Marked on the back in ink 747 or 742? 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).