Ring

Egyptian


Dimensions

Diameter and length: 1.9 x 2 cm (3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

72.2923

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring has incised hieroglyphis on the bezel: oval with the prenomen of King Tutankhamen(fl. c. 1350 B. C.) and NEB-KHAPERU-Re. The ring is very worn.

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