Ring bezel



Accession Number
EC3030a
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Jewellery, Finger ring, Bezel
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Amenhotep III
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Amarna, North Suburb, U36.4
Measurements
Height: 12mm | Width: 12mm | Depth: 10mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Fragment of a light blue faience ring bezel, perhaps containing part of the prenomen of Amenhotep III. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society within the North Suburb (U36.4) at Amarna during the 1926–7 season.

Bibliography

Frankfort, H. and J. D. S. Pendlebury 1933. The city of Akhenaten. Part II: The north suburb and the desert altars. The excavations at Tell el Amarna during the seasons 1926-1932. Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Society 40. London: Egypt Exploration Society. [p. 15]

Other Identity
TA.26–27.640 (excavation number)
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | The British Museum
Excavation Details

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society within the North Suburb (U36.4) at Amarna during the 1926–7 season. https://www.flickr.com/photos/egyptexplorationsociety/18701808490/in/album-72157654618242996/

Acquisition
Gift, Via the British Museum as part of the dispersal of the disposable objects from the excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society (15 Mar 1978)

Inscription

[nb]-mꜣꜥt-rꜥ

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 30 Mar 2022

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