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Ring bezel

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, sand just above gebel

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.5 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1028

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring bezel is broken at one end and has a small piece of the shank attached at the other end. It is incised with the hieroglyphs “Imn-re (Amen Re), lord of heaven.”

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, sand just above gebel. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition