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: 1 x 1.3 x 0.5 x 2.3 cm (3/8 x 1/2 x 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2554

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This is a fragment of a ring bezel with large part of shank. There is an indistinct, impressed decoration on the surviving portion of the bezel.

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