Ring bezel fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Bezel length x width x thickness x overall height: 2.4 x 1.3 x 3 x 1.9 cm (15/16 x 1/2 x 1 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2526

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This is a fragment of a ring bezel, with part of shank. It has hieroglyphs with a figure holding a scepter, standing above a baseline (or n-hieroglyph) and basket (nb-sign).

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