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Archeological Object

Ring in the shape of cartouche


Ring in the  shape of cartouche; inside the cartouche is present a hieroglyphic inscription: under a solar disc decorated the sides by two cobras reads "Mut, the great, the lady of Isheru”. The mention of the goddess Mut, Lady of Isheru, her sacred enclosure in the temple of Karnak, suggests the Theban origin of the object.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: E 0.9.40412
Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Third Intermediate Period
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Faience
  Technique: Die casting
  Diameter: 2,7
Bibliography
  Bibliography:

1979, Lise G. “Musei e Gallerie di Milano. Museo Archeologico: raccolta egizia”, Milano,p.52 (cat.763), tav. 370
1999, Tiradritti F. in AA.VV. “Lingue e scritture nell’Antico Egitto. Sesh” (catalogo della mostra), Milano, p. 128

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