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Fragment of signet ring of Akhenaten
  • CollectionCollection Egypt
  • Research projectsGlypcol
  • Inventory numberE.06560b
  • Object nameBezel (ring)
  • TitleFragment of signet ring of Akhenaten
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of production: Egypt (Africa > North Africa)
    Place of discovery: Amarna (Akhetaton) (Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Al-Minya (governorate))
  • Date-1352 / -1336
  • PeriodAmenhotep IV (Amenophis IV-Neferkheperoure-Akhenaton) (Egypt > New Kingdom > 18th dynasty)
  • MaterialFaience (Earth > Clay > Ceramics > Earthenware)
  • DimensionsHeight: 1,9 cm, Width: 1,25 cm, Depth: 0,25 cm
  • OwnerMusées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
  • Order photographs
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The seal of this ring in blue faience shows the birth name of Akhenaton.