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MASSIVE EGYPTIAN GOLD STIRRUP SHAPED RING

The bezel engraved with a hieroglyphic inscription, the name Horeb.

 

Late Period, Dynasty XXVI, ca. 664–525 BC

Intact, 27 mm (1"); 15 gm.

Ex: Geneva private collection, by the 1960s. With Antiquarium, Ltd., 1999.

Private Chicago collection, Mr. A.C., thence by descent.

 

(#rn2551eg)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII (London, 2019) p.11

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Ransom Williams, Caroline ; Gold & Silver Jewelry and Related Objects (New York, 1924) pp.90-91, no.26, a, b, c