Ring bezel fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of G I-b

Dimensions

Bezel length x width x thickness x overall height: 2 x 1.4 x 0.4 x 1.8 cm (13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2570

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. Impressed hieroglyphs consist of, possibly, a double uraeus.

Provenance

From Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 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