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Accession_Number E.23.46
adlib_title Egyptian ring
Shape Ring
Shape_description Lightweight hair ring comprised of a circle that is incomplete, to allow hair to be put into the ring. The top and bottom slope into the central hole and the body widens so there is a ridge around centre.
Material Gold plate
Fabric Egyptian
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Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Dents to surface and deposits inside what was once probably hollow. Some initial signs of deterioration around the hole in the centre.
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Provenance
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 23 dynasty
Date 838-712 BC
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Beazley_DB
Height 0.9
Diameters 2.2
Handle_height Interior 0.6
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Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 17.09.2002; 11.01.2006; 17.05.2016
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