Finger Ring Fragment card

Finger Ring Fragment

1973.1.57b

On display

Information

Bezel broken from a ring. Bright blue glazed faience in the shape a fish. Details of fins and scales visible. Condition Note (1998): Incomplete, surface dirt. 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).