Ring bezel fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 3, black debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 2.2 cm (1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.3016

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This is a ring bezel with one end broken and missing. The bezel has an impressed hieroglyphic design and is attached to a portion of the shank which has a groove incised in the center of its outer edge.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza Avenue G 3, black debris. 1925: 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