Ring bezel fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Length x width x bezel height x overall thickness: 1.9 x 1.3 x 1.1 x 2 cm (3/4 x 1/2 x 7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2508

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This is a fragment of a ring bezel and part of shank. It has impressed hieroglyphs consisting of an animal-headed deity holding a scepter, with a sun disc above.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b. 1924: 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