grandegyptianmuseum: Scarab Seal Finger Ring

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Scarab Seal Finger Ring

Glazed steatite scarab ring the base of which bears the head of Hathor, uraei and the cartouche of Thutmose III. Its back is composed of gold cloisons inlaid with stone. Set in a gold mount ornamented with twisted gold wire on its perimeter, the scarab has a midsection of green jasper and wing cases inlaid with red jasper.

It is made from gold, steatite and jasper. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Thutmose III, ca. 1479-1425 BC. Now in the World Museum, Liverpool.