Diameter and length: 2.1 x 2.1 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)
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This ring has incised hieroglyphs on the bezel reading “Amenhotep ruler of Thebes”. The glaze is greenish brown with traces of black. The ring is in good condition.
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.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way