Ring bezel

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 0.7 x 1.6 cm (1/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4010

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring bezel has a lotus decoration in relief. The glaze is bright blue. It belongs with shank 72.2955.

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