Ring

Egyptian


Dimensions

Diameter : 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.2899

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Ring with highly encrusted asp(?).There are repaired breaks on both sides of the bezel, and three repaired areas on the shank.

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.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way