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Accession_Number E.23.40.1-4
adlib_title Egyptian ring
Shape Ring
Shape_description Three pieces unattached but found together. The panels are very thin and the ring does not meet beneath them but is attached either side.
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
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Decoration One is a complete ring with an oblong panel on the top / front. The second piece is half a ring with what appears to be a crocodile (?) moulded on to the front. The third piece presumably was the top of the ring and is an oblong panel with incisions. All three are blue and glazed.
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Condition Glaze remains shiny. Small deposits on complete ring.
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Provenance Egypt
Period New Kingdom: 18-19 dynasty
Date 1539-1190
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Julia
Date_edited 16.09.2002; 06.05.2016
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