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Fragment of signet ring of Thutankhamun
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06289
  • Object nameRing (jewelry)
  • TitleFragment of signet ring of Thutankhamun
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Amarna (Akhetaton) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Minya (governorate))
  • Date-1336 / -1327
  • PeriodTutankhamun (Nebkheperure) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 2,5 cm, Width: 1,2 cm, Depth: 0,3 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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Description

The seal of this ring shows the birth name of Tutankhamun, followed by his epithet “HqA iwnw shm’i”, ‘lord of Heliopolis of the South’.