About this object

Finger ring with oval shaped bezel inscribed with hieroglpyhs (seated figure at centre). Most of hoop broken and in three pieces. White sticker with printed red number 1147 (McGregor collection or Hilton-Price?)

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    664 BC - 332 BC about
  • Materials
    Copper Alloy
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    11 mm x 23 mm x 15 mm
  • Related people
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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