New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Overall: 2.1 x 2.5 cm (13/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gold; wide hollow hoop, grooved on both sides. Mate to 02.837 and like 01.7351.
The New Kingdom (1570-1070 B.C.) saw a great flowering of the jeweler’s art as improvements in the manufacture of faience (a quartz bodied ceramic) combined with the invention of glass-making to produce a dazzling variety of ornaments in new forms and colors.
From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription