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Ring bezel

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.934

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This is a fragment of a ring bezel. It has a design impressed: the figure of a deity kneeling on a gold sign, holding signs for “millions of years”. A sun disc and uraei are above the figure. Dy XVIII-XIX

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100, debris. 1926: 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