Finger ring

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period to Late Period, Dynast
945–343 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x diameter: 6.5 x 1.6 x 2.9 cm (2 9/16 x 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.523

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Blue-green faience New Year ring. The bezel is formed as a cartouche with the inscription “Mut, the Great One of Isheru.”

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer