Ring

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/44/1-3?

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1080

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Ivory; good condition except for surface, which is worn.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed.) listed here as M/44/1-3, but the tomb cards shows shell bracelets, not a ring.
1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition