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Wire ring

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 94

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.6051

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

This is a silver wire double coil ring, a segment of the same, and several bits of deteriorated silver with them in the container. They are possibly part of a ring or an earring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 94. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition