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Copper alloy ring: E.420.1932

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Current Location: Gallery 20


Copper alloy ring




Signet, cartouche. With the name of Smendes, the first ruler of Dynasty 21.

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.5 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1932) by Whyte, Edward Towry


Twenty-first Dynasty
Third Intermediate period
Circa -1069 - Circa -1043

Materials used in production

bronze Copper alloy

Techniques used in production

Cast (process)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (ny-sw)-bA-(nb)-Dd(t)-(mry)-imn-ra
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.420.1932
Primary reference Number: 53169
Oldadmincategory: MW
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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