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Ring bezel

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100 S, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-3-80

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring bezel is broken on one end and has a tiny bit of shank attached on the other. It is incised “Amen-re lord of heaven.”

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7100 S, debris. 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