Ring

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 3.2 cm (9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.2958

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring has traces of light blue and yellow glaze and is comprised of eight fillets on a broad band. The bezel is oval with a design in relief, half of which is missing.

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