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Ring bezel

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter near mastaba G 7150

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.954

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This finger ring bezel has a worn inscription. The Object Register states that the inscription reads: Aye “the god’s father Aye, the god, ruler of Thebes”.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter near mastaba G 7150. 1925: 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