AN EGYPTIAN GOLD AND STEATITE SCARAB RING
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
The plain tapering hoop round in section, joined to the bezel by a stout wire projecting from disk terminals, the shoulders spirally wrapped with wire, the bezel set with a scarab, the underside engraved with a motto in hieroglyphs arranged into two rows with a djed-pillar, a nefer-sign and others, partially obscured
15/16 in. (2.3 cm.) long