Diameter and length: 2.3 x 2.1 cm (7/8 x 13/16 in.)
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This ring has incised hieroglyphs on the bezel: oval with the prenomen of King Tutankhamen (fl. c. 1350 B. C.) and NEB-KHAPERU-Re. It has a pale grayish- blue glaze, and is very worn.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way