Fragment of ring

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period to Saite Period, Dynas
1070–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.2025

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Faience; pale green; slight glaze; seated figure of Bastet surrounded by twelve seated animals; encrusted with brown.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way